The insurgents used tanks T-90.
In the fighting in the Donbass, Russia used battle tank T-90 and its modifications, which are among the most powerful of armored techniques, the existing armed Russian troops.
This is stated in another study of expert-journalistic group Bellingcat.
It is noted that the first production model T-90 was released in 1992. The supply of these tanks in Ukraine was not
Researchers indicate that the tanks family of T-90 was first spotted in Eastern Ukraine in the summer of 2014 but before 2016, there was virtually no visual material confirming this.
Volunteers refer to a published YouTube video, presumably filmed on 25 August 2014, at the end of the battle for Ilovaysk. Then during the fighting was destroyed several Russian tanks. In Bellingcat note that to establish the exact date of recording is impossible. However, the geolocation of the video confirmed the presence of tanks T-90A in a war zone. The volunteers found that the video was shot near the railway crossing to the South-East of the village of Bald Luhansk region.
In Bellingcat argue that existing visual materials clearly show that in the summer of 2014 in the Donbas were the tanks T-90A, which probably belong to the 136th separate motorized rifle brigade of the Russian Federation.
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