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 Captured Terrorists Tank Arrived from Russia - Ministry of Defense. PHOTOS

The tank that was used by terrorists during an attack on a military unit in the city of Artemovsk was blocked and then captured due to the skillful actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine today, June 27.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Defense Ministry.

"The analysis made by the Military Law Enforcement Service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Armed Forces Armaments Service found that according to the serial number this T-64BV tank was produced in October 1987 at the Kharkov tank plant named after Malyshev. According to the archives, this unit has been sent to the military base, which at that time was situated on the territory of Russia. This T-64BV tank has been never registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine," the agency says.

Read: Details of the Terrorist Attack on Checkpoint near Sloviansk: Militants Attacked from Three Sides Simultaneously. At least 4 Soldiers Died

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"The same conclusions were made on the other weapons seized from terrorists. Specifically, the flamethrower RPO-A "Shmel" seized from the militants baring indicial inscription "From Russia with Love" also was brought from the territory of the Russian Federation," the Ministry of Defense added.

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