Dramatic moment hero Ukrainians with laser-guided missiles and Javelins blow up Russian tanks in latest ambushes

THIS is the dramatic moment hero Ukrainians blew up Russian tanks using laser-guided missiles and Javelins.

Incredible footage shows a massive explosion as a soldier narrowly avoids being blown up.

A group of Ukrainian operators can be heard cheering in the background.

The clip was obtained from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine along with a statement that said that the weapon systems used were PTRK "Stugna-P" anti-tank missile systems.

The Stugna-P is a second-generation, Ukrainian laser-guided anti-tank missile system that was developed by the Kyiv design bureau Luch.

They typically fire 130-millimeter calibre missiles and can be operated by remote control from a distance of up to 50 metres.


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The clip shows the screen of the operators as they fire slightly off-target at first, but with the missile eventually hitting its target.

The Ukrainian General Staff said that "the Russian occupiers will not hide anywhere", adding that the "masters of their craft 'work' with long distances".

They signed off with the now-famous slogan "Slava Ukraini!", which can loosely be translated into English as "Glory to Ukraine!"

In another footage, the operator carefully point to the target and an explosion can be seen.

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A huge blaze turns the sky orange sending a massive black cloud into the sky.

Putin's army has suffered severe losses since the beginning of the invasion with the US estimating 30,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or captured. 

Ukrainian fighters have been able to fend off the Russian troops by using a deadly mix of drones and well-planned ambushes that have seen tank columns annihilated and invading troops cowering away.

Last week footage showed a Russian 'Z' tank being blown to bits in the besieged city of Mariupol.

A clip shows hundreds of tanks and armoured cars that Ukraine claims to have destroyed during Putin's stalled invasion.

In another attack, a well-armed Russian column is ambushed and blown to pieces using lethal anti-tank missiles.

Meanwhile, experts claimed Russian forces have faced a massacre on the battlefield, crushed by Ukrainian defenders.

While Putin was expecting to seize Kyiv in 48 hours, Ukrainians have fought tirelessly to defend their country.

Taras Kuzio, an Associate Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, says dozens of Russian paratroopers were killed in their doomed bid to take Hostomel airport.

"They (the paratroopers) are sent ahead of the main troops to secure a location so that the main forces can be brought up," he told The Sun Online.

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"In this war, they were flown into Hostomel airport near Kyiv to do this but were all killed.

"Two transport aircraft of paratroopers flying from Belarus to do the same tactic at another airport near Kyiv were shot out of the sky. 300 paratroopers were killed in the 2-transport aircraft."

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