A Russian soldier has surrendered with a £7,500 tank and Ukrainian citizenship.
The man, whose name was only Misha, waved the white flag and asked to change sides afterwards military colleagues ran away and his commander threatened to shoot him.
Viktor Andrusiv, an adviser to the leader Ukraine Interior Ministry, claimed Mischa “sees no point in further fighting” and is afraid to return home.
Then a meeting place was arranged.
An armored vehicle rolled into view and stopped Ukrainian soldiers approached.
Footage shows the moment Misha opened the driver’s hatch and joined President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Men.
Mr. Andrusiv said: “A few days ago, Mischa called us.
“We passed the information to military intelligence.
“They marked the place and he arrived.
“The drone checked that he was alone.”
It’s the latest embarrassment for Moscow amid widespread dismay at the targeting of Ukrainian civilians.
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