Due to a sharp drop in temperature in Eastern Ukraine Ukrainian tanks may stall. The problems is with batteries which tend to die, reported TSN channel in Ukraine. One tank needs two batteries, but there are not enough state funds.
National Defence headquarters of Dnepropetrovsk region had purchased its own batteries for the 3rd separate tank battalion. Its leader Yuri Bereza, who is also the Commander of the special forces battalion “Dnepr-1”, remembers that in Ilovaisk cauldron tanks saved many lives of Ukrainian soldiers, they even hauled off the wounded. The batteries gotten for the tank battalion were advanced, should work for several years.
“Thanks to the tank support, you can go to battle, you can keep the defense. Tanks is one of the main elements of the war. It is a cannon and armor,” – said Bereza.