Government troops brought down Russian UAV which did aerial reconnaissance of Ukrainian Armed Forces

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal armed groups shelled Shyrokyne, Vodyane and Talakivka by using this drone
20:50, 11 November 2016

Anti-Terrorist Operation Forces brought down Russian UAV, which did aerial reconnaissance of Ukrainian Armed Forces. This was reported by ATO press-service on the Facebook page.

“On November 6 2016 at 5 p.m. ATO Forces neutralized UAV of Russian Armed Forces of the type “Orlan-10” (carrier #10332) in Melekine, Pershotravnevy Raion of Donetsk Oblast.” the message says.

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The analysis of the information that was present on the drone’s flash drive is evidence to the fact that during the period of September 20, 2016 to November 11, 2016 the mentioned UAV did aerial reconnaissance of Ukrainian Armed Forces not less than four times. There were more than 500 photos on the UAV’s flash drive.

"The launch of the drone was made from a starting position in the Russian Federation, 17 km to the west of the village Yeysk, Rostov region in Russia. Once again, this proves that Russian Federation takes part in the military conflict in Eastern Ukraine and supports terrorist activity.

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