Russian tank blown up while navigating Ukrainian minefield.

MOMENT unsuspecting Russian tank navigating a Ukrainian minefield is blown to pieces as soldiers watch on.

The images first show two Russian tanks making their way across a ploughed field.

Although there is a road running parallel just next to them it appears to be blocked by wreckage of an earlier incident and as a result, the tanks head over the field in single file.

Suddenly, the first tank apparently hits a mine, causing a large explosion. The vehicle comes to a stop, with the second tank stopping a safe distance behind it. A third tank can be seen having joined the convoy a short distance behind the second tank.

The footage then cuts to what appears to be a Russian military vehicle having made its way close to where the tank at the head of the convoy blew up, perhaps in a bid to rescue any soldiers still alive inside it.

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