Ukraine’s Defense Ministry Quotes Rapper Pusha T To Report Russian Combat Losses

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry used a lyric from rapper Pusha T on Wednesday to announce current Russian casualties and equipment losses in the war.Since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s troops invaded Ukraine in February, the Russian military has lost more than 5src,srcsrcsrc troops, 4,5srcsrc armored combat vehicles and 2,srcsrcsrc tanks, according to the defense ministry’s Twitter

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The Ukrainian Defense Ministry used a lyric from rapper Pusha T on Wednesday to announce current Russian casualties and equipment losses in the war.

Since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s troops invaded Ukraine in February, the Russian military has lost more than 5src,srcsrcsrc troops, 4,5srcsrc armored combat vehicles and 2,srcsrcsrc tanks, according to the defense ministry’s Twitter post.

“I put numbers on the boards,” the post reads, tagging Pusha T.

The post is part of a broader effort by Ukraine to engage with popular culture to bolster its cause.

That includes quips about casualties. On Tuesday, the defense ministry posted a similar update with the line “I see dead people” from the movie “The Sixth Sense.”

Previously, the ministry has quoted songs by Queen, Bananarama and The Game, as well as references to movies like Rambo, The Big Lebowski, Pulp Fiction and celebs like Mike Tyson, according to NME.com.

Pusha T responded to the tweet on Tuesday, writing, “Great taste in music for the win…”

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