Russia is highly unlikely to be capable of fulfilling some export orders for armoured fighting vehicles because of the exceptional demand for vehicles for Russia’s own forces in Ukraine and the increasing effect of Western sanctions, the UK Defence Ministry wrote on Twitter, Report informs.

According to the ministry, Belarus has recently released details of a new domestically upgraded T-72B main battle tank (MBT): “Belarus probably developed this alternative solution in place of an MBT modification programme previously contracted to Russian state-owned company UralVagonZavod.”