On many of Russia's tanks there is a white symbol which looks like the letter Z, sometimes with a white box around it. According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, the "Z" symbol means "for the victory". However, a military source in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv told The Sun that the Z symbol is most likely to help to avoid friendly fire.
As reported by NDTV, the symbol ‘Z’ started appearing on several Russian tanks in Kyiv, near Belgorod in Russia and other cities in Ukraine. According to Twitter user and Galina Starovoitova Fellow...
It isn’t clear whether most Russian tanks are painted with “Z” or if that just happened to be the most photographed. Some theorize that “Z” stands for “zapad,” or the Russian word for West, meaning the troops in those vehicles came from a Western part of the country.
A MYSTERIOUS letter Z painted on Russian tanks and armoured cars could signify the "point of no return", experts say. Several theories on the meaning of the symbol have been shared after Vladimir Putin's invasion force was filmed rolling towards Ukraine. 6 Russian vehicles were filmed on the move all marked with the 'Z' symbol 6
What is the meaning of the "Z" symbol? According to Galina Starovoitova Fellow Kamil Galeev, "Z" is a letter that Russian Military are putting on their vehicles departing to Ukraine. "Some...
The Latin-script letter Z is one of several symbols painted on military vehicles of the Russian Armed Forces involved in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. It is speculated that the Z helps task forces distinguish themselves from other forces. Subsequently, it also became a militarist symbol used in Russian propaganda and by Russian civilians as a sign of support for the invasion. Outside Russia, the symbol has been banned from public display in various countries. The "Z" symbol has been pejo
What does the "Z" mean on Russian tanks? Video footage of Russian military vehicles invading Ukraine have shown them decorated with different symbols; however, a recurring image of a tank emblazoned with a "Z" has made many appearances on U.S. media outlets. The "Z" along with other markings indicate which sectors of Ukraine they're heading to.