Ukrainian border guards in Luhansk region down Russian-made drone

21:50, 22 July 2015
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Ukrainian State Border Service troops in Luhansk region on July 22 downed an enemy drone, which was made in Russia, according to the service's media liaison office.

An enemy drone / Photo from

"The drone was spotted 1.5 km far from the border with Russia, heading for the Russian village of Ushakovka [in Rostov region] and the Ukrainian village of Harasymivka. The border guards had to use weapons to stop the collection of data by the drone about the deployment of Ukrainian troops," the office said.

An enemy drone downed in Luhansk region / Photo from

Having closely examined the downed UAV, they found out that it was made in Russia.

The downed drone turned to be Russian-made / Photo from

"Video surveillance equipment was fixed on it. It is being examined now. [The incident] has been reported to respective law enforcement agencies," the State Border Service said.

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