The failure of Russia's tanks

As the Russian invasion enters its fourth week, Ukrainian resistance has so far foiled Vladimir Putin’s plan to take the capital of Kyiv with a lightning strike using his vaunted tank army. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin talks with Gen. Frank McKenzie, commander of CENTCOM, about why Russia’s tanks have failed – and what it means for Ukraine going forward.

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49 Comments

  1. Daves Reality on March 23, 2022 at 9:04 am

    Watching the vids coming out of Ukraine practically every second soilder has some sort of anti tank rocket strapped to their back 😊 Some vids EVERY SINGLE soilder had an rpg !! haha awesome !!

  2. Vladimir Ongjoco on March 23, 2022 at 9:04 am

    All military equipt. Of RUSSIA ARE MADE IN
    CHINA ……MATERIAL SO NOT STANDARD…….GO
    U.S….GO…PREST. BIDEN
    🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽🇸🇽
    U.S ARE MORE TACTICS
    THAN RUSIAN SOLDIER
    NOT USING HEAD ……POOR

  3. Andy Brown on March 23, 2022 at 9:05 am

    instead of saying like – the US is fully committed etc, he should just say, according to the global community

  4. Hans Weissmann XVI on March 23, 2022 at 9:05 am

    For a bunch who retreated from Afghanistan, you people really sound shameless…..The Taliban doesn’t even have uniforms until they captured Murican supplies…..

  5. Don Phillips on March 23, 2022 at 9:07 am

    Putin Nanny

  6. DesertDigger1 on March 23, 2022 at 9:07 am

    George Washington was smart enough to cross the Delaware when it was frozen, not when everything was thawing and turning into mud, Putin not so smart.

  7. Untold on March 23, 2022 at 9:09 am

    This guy clearly know little in regards to history – They were never as good as Western counter parts.

  8. Chris on March 23, 2022 at 9:09 am

    Russian forces have “kidnapped” 2,389 children from the
    Russian-controlled areas of Luhansk and Donetsk, the US embassy in Kyiv
    has said, citing figures by Ukraine’s foreign ministry. The embassy said: “This is not assistance. It is kidnapping.”

  9. Google User on March 23, 2022 at 9:11 am

    Why can’t we see pictures of burning russians in their tanks?

  10. Jason David on March 23, 2022 at 9:18 am

    Tanks are death traps urban environments. You need dune buggies and tactical gators outfitted with weaponry, or robot mules to carry loads Soldiers.

  11. Bob ap Bob on March 23, 2022 at 9:18 am

    The Russians don’t use NCO s like the West does. They have warrant officers in that role in the professional ranks. And they use officers in many places where we would use junior NCOs, such as aircraft crew chiefs.

  12. Joseph Velasco on March 23, 2022 at 9:19 am

    The Rusdians should better go back to cattles snd horses. At least when they are disabled, they stilll have meat to feed their starving soldiers.

  13. B H on March 23, 2022 at 9:19 am

    Love Mo Rocca. You are a gem!

  14. Edward Warwick on March 23, 2022 at 9:19 am

    Egypt could attack and capture Russia today.

  15. Josh Young on March 23, 2022 at 9:20 am

    well done, smash them to dust!

  16. LDA 17 on March 23, 2022 at 9:21 am

    Yes, very violently, horrible scenes……god, enough to aggravate the situation and misinform people, Where to find the truth? I don’t believe in any propaganda, and from the moment when Russian channels were closed on YouTube, only Western propaganda remained, what hypocrisy, it’s just disgusting

  17. Consume Honey on March 23, 2022 at 9:23 am

    If we haven’t already called this World War 3 then what is it?

  18. Christopher Cook on March 23, 2022 at 9:26 am

    That will teach them not to copy the Chinese !

  19. Laza on March 23, 2022 at 9:28 am

    If you still believe that the West is well intentioned than you are not a serious person , they do things for their own interests , even if it means killing hundreds of thousands of civilians in foreign countries all over the world , they are no different from Russia , they just commit their crimes in different ways.

  20. gabriel Lori on March 23, 2022 at 9:29 am

    Great Job Ucraine sending Putrid back home!Slava Ucraina!

  21. Jay-T on March 23, 2022 at 9:29 am

    The Russian military clearly has learned nothing since the USSR failed occupation of Afghanistan.

  22. Mik Ranger on March 23, 2022 at 9:31 am

    Oh Dear LORD please place our hedge of PROTECTION around the Ukrainian people & END this BLOOD shed on BOTH sides !

  23. M Jay on March 23, 2022 at 9:35 am

    It’s pure evil. Political genocide. Putin must be removed now. He is a re-run of Hitler. Yet, it is 2022. Seems humanity hasn’t learnt much these last 70 yrs, allowing communist despots to control the innocent lives and destinies of their own people, and those of neighboring countries, by violent lethal political military force.

  24. RADADARA on March 23, 2022 at 9:36 am

    I think the Russians have no intention of taking Kyiv. They already have most of what they want for now.

  25. G Town Dave on March 23, 2022 at 9:37 am

    I love Moe. I wonder if Larry and Curly are still around.

  26. Александр Броневой on March 23, 2022 at 9:38 am

    What kind of nonsense?)))) Russia is not even trying to take a multimillion-dollar Kiev! All the more reason to drive tanks into it! This is a tactic of the Ukrainian fascists! Kiev, like other cities, will be taken (almost taken) into the ring! And how can a man in uniform who has never encountered Russian tanks and troops in battle judge Russia’s equipment and tactics? This is stupid!

  27. j wells on March 23, 2022 at 9:38 am

    When you stand on the side of evil you will always loose in the end!! Murdering Red Monsters!!

  28. Tao Pham on March 23, 2022 at 9:39 am

    If you make an extremely bad calculation from the beginning, you can not reverse the tide by doing more of the same thing.

  29. Ден Удиму on March 23, 2022 at 9:39 am

    Все фейки собрали )))))))))

  30. pam0626 on March 23, 2022 at 9:39 am

    I always learn so much from David Martin’s military reporting. God Bless Ukraine.

  31. Charles Miller on March 23, 2022 at 9:41 am

    That’s not top-of-the-line Russian tanks! No reactive armor!

  32. DEAL WITH THE DEAD on March 23, 2022 at 9:43 am

    Putin problem, he did not expect resistance, he did not tell the Russian soldiers the truth, his forces have no motivation or Military tactics, he threatens the troops if they do not perform, the Russian army is like a circus at this time, chaotic, no leadership, no food, running out of ammo, etc. Antiquated at best, this war will drag on, now Putin has his ego to worry about, the people need to overthrow him, enough said

  33. Chris Durant on March 23, 2022 at 9:44 am

    Jeremiahn. Ch, 10,v,23 it does not belong for earthling man to direct is own steps. True realy,.think about it properly,,

  34. Vladimir Stevanovic on March 23, 2022 at 9:45 am

    Russia is returning to the stage as a world power. The sooner you understand that, you will stop lying to yourself … Your anti-Russian propaganda was paid for by the military industrial complex, there is no free and critical opinion in your country.

  35. Political Officer on March 23, 2022 at 9:45 am

    this dude’s bowtie is distracting

  36. Saint Preferred on March 23, 2022 at 9:45 am

    CBS Evening News lies.

  37. PRADEEP KUMAR BANERJEE on March 23, 2022 at 9:46 am

    All bloody western propogenda. Americans ensures that in this Planet war & fights must go on so that they can sell their Arms. Real sense greedy people.
    A typical racist, colonial approach supported by fake, false propagandaof West.This is all created by lmperilist USA, UK. They like colonism so that they can loot the world. They are ever ready to lit fire in any part of the world so that they can exploit, spread their influence and sell their Arms. U K is a dying power and has became tail of USA. UK has become a joker like Ukrainian President who has no brain. We Indian support great Russia. —-An Indian
    Uk, USA INHUMANE ACTS OF BRUTALITY :
    IRAQ, SYRIA, KURDS, LIBIYA, AFRICA, VIETNAM, AFGHANISTAN, BREAKING OF YUGOSLAVIA, EL SAVADOR & Lot many. When USA invaded Iraq, Afghanistan they were exempted from Sanctions as they were Angles.
    These fools calls for democracy, humanity. Big hypocrites.

  38. Ol' Sgt. Love on March 23, 2022 at 9:47 am

    One thing the General said was 1000% spot on…The NCO’s are the back bone of the military, especially in the Army and Marines . The Staff Sgt’s and Sgt’s are the ones where the rubber meets the road !!!!! Shoot Move Communicate!!!

  39. USA Mariner on March 23, 2022 at 9:49 am

    Slowly but surly the "Bear" is having it’s teeth extracted by the resistance of the great fighting "men" of Ukraine, Putin stepped into the sh*t with his eyes wide open, now he has to face the humiliation of his "Mightier than Thou" attitude.

  40. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard on March 23, 2022 at 9:49 am

    Let me get this straight, McKenzie the architect of the DISASTEROUS withdrawal from Afghanistan leaving behind Americans and 35 BIllion in weapons for the Taliban, AND HE is critical of Russian military performance!! YES, the Russians performance is bad, but this guy is the LAST one who should be judging anything as he should have been fired !

  41. Bill Zardus on March 23, 2022 at 9:51 am

    The problem in Russia is that their citizens are unarmed.
    So they have no ability to stand up to a corrupt government.
    WRZ 2022-03-22

  42. Rajan Sharma on March 23, 2022 at 9:53 am

    In second world war it was ‘weather’ that brought glory to Russia…..When did one see their troops indulged in swerve fighting……Poor troops have been pushed into unwanted war🙄

  43. Mac Mcleod on March 23, 2022 at 9:56 am

    The russians never counted on the Ukrainian Tank Farmers.

    Andriy: Well Artem, looks like the back forty is almost ready for harvest.
    Artem: I’ll put fuel in the tractors.

  44. Scott C on March 23, 2022 at 9:57 am

    MSM = thumb down every time no matter how slick

  45. Kriegerdammerung on March 23, 2022 at 9:58 am

    Russia out of Ukraine!!! NATO out of Ukraine!!! Long live the Ukrainian working people!!!

  46. Ismo Sarkala on March 23, 2022 at 9:59 am

    SLAVA UKRAINI🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦✌️✌️✌️✌️ 🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮. 🇷🇺putin ⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️kuole LASTEN TAPPAJA

  47. Buzz Bee on March 23, 2022 at 10:00 am

    What the evil Russian empire needs is the help from the USA like they needed the USA back in world war 2 to defeat Germany lol ah duh dope !!!

  48. William Young on March 23, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Bro…you look like a demented Mr. Rodgers…

  49. Tuta Nota on March 23, 2022 at 10:01 am

    hit all gus refineries inside russia no gus no tanks

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