In an escalating conflict, the Kremlin has issued a stark warning regarding the U.S. Abrams tanks that have been delivered to Ukraine. Russian officials maintain that these tanks will 'burn' and insist that their presence will not alter the dynamics of the battlefield.
"The Kremlin said Tuesday that US Abrams tanks supplied to Ukraine would not change the outcome of its offensive and would 'burn,'" according to a report by Al Arabiya News. This statement echoes earlier remarks made by Russian officials, reinforcing their stance on the matter.
Similarly, Zawya reported, "The Kremlin said Tuesday that US Abrams tanks delivered to Ukraine would not change the course of its offensive and would 'burn' on the battlefield".
France24 provided additional context with its report that "US supplies of long-range ATACMS missiles and Abrams tanks to Ukraine will not change the situation on the battlefield, the Kremlin has warned".
Reuters reiterated the Kremlin's stance, stating, "The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. supplies of long-range ATACMS missiles and Abrams tanks to Ukraine would not change the situation on the battlefield".
Despite the delivery of these tanks, the Kremlin remains confident in their position, stating that the Abrams tanks will experience the same fate as other weapons used in the conflict. As reported by The Washington Post, the Kremlin acknowledged that "Abrams tanks are serious weapons," but they too would "burn" as other weapons had done.
In summary, the Kremlin's message is clear: the addition of U.S. Abrams tanks to Ukraine's arsenal will not shift the balance or outcome of the ongoing conflict.