It's probably not the best sign when the non-rebel forces are resorting to building their own improvised armored personnel carriers out of an old Ural truck, some steel plates and a hodgepodge of surplus weapons.

Nonetheless, you have to give these guys credit for trying to protect themselves as apparently Ukraine does not have enough armored vehicles.

Hey, you may want to get some rear doors on that thing, guys...

Maybe A-Team reruns are super hot in Ukraine right now or something?

Source: Radio Free Europe

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