Putin Defectors Say They Have Destroyed Two Russian Tanks

A destroyed tank in Mariupol on May 30, 2022, amid the ongoing Russian military action in Ukraine. The Freedom of Russia Legion, an anti-Kremlin paramilitary group, said in a post to social media on Monday that it had used drones to take out two Russian tanks near the Shebekino checkpoint, close to Russia’s border with Ukraine.STRINGER/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

On Sunday, the group said an “advanced assault group,” along with members of the pro-Ukrainian Russian Volunteer Corps, had entered Shebekino.