Torez, Aug 27 - DAN. A Lugansk People’s Republic tank crew has won the competition in a test field outside Torez. The awards to the tankers were handed in by Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin.

“Today, we saw true professionals and cool tank crews, but victory favoured the strongest,” Pushilin said. “I congratulate the winners.”

Aside from that, an LPR serviceman was the top scorer in the Best Tank Gunner category, and a DPR crewman got an award in the Best Driver category.

The tank competition marked the 75th anniversary of the Soviet people’s victory in the Great Patriotic War and the upcoming Donbass Liberation Day. It was part of the Donetsk Rush competition involving all military crafts.*jk