This is very old news actually--the tank was recovered on 14 September 2000. I first heard of it about four or five years ago and since then have had numerous contacts send me the info and links to various web sites (some of which have video of the recovery--check YouTube). It is even making the rounds in email messages with non-military types (one of my uncles, who is not into military history, sent it to me last year).
Here's one site that has covered it with some still photos and an update on the tank:
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Sent: Thursday, 28 May 2009 10:07 AM
Subject: [G104] T 34 recovery
Has anyone seen that photo essay on the T 34 found in a lake in Russia?
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