Photo from Ukraine's Defence Ministry

Spokesperson of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation, Captain Viktoria Danylchuk says the Ukrainian air defense forces spotted four flights of enemy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Donbas on August 17.

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"The enemy doesn't reduce its activity in aerial reconnaissance of our positions. Over the past day, the air defense means recorded four cases of use by the enemy of unmanned aerial vehicles, two of which were identified as the Russian-made Orlan-10 UAVs. The drones were flying over uncontrolled territory. They were accompanied by means of electronic warfare forces," the official said at a briefing on August 18, according to the website of Ukraine's Defense Ministry.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russian-led forces mounted 40 attacks on Ukraine's Joint Forces positions in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.