The national police LNR intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Ukrainian army, which carried out reconnaissance of the territory of the breakaway Republic, said Authorized militia.
"Yesterday around 23. 0 in the area of residential settlements of Sokolniki in the area of responsibility of the national police LNR were intercepted and forced to land the UAV, APU, coming from the direction of the residential settlements of the Crimea, controlled by the Kiev government, "said the official representative of the militia LC Andrey Marochko, reports" Luganskinform ".
"After the study, it was determined that the unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-11B Raven is produced in the United States of America. RQ-11B Raven is intended to conduct aerial reconnaissance at low altitudes and are loaded only digital camera day or night vision. According to our information, the batch of such aircraft is not so long ago was formulated from the U.S. to Ukraine, and then in the zone of the so-called anti-terrorist operation ", - he added." The Ukrainian government continues to receive from North America military aid, forcing the country into their own multimillion-dollar debts. Because, As we all know, America will never, no, nothing was given. This case once again confirms that the Kiev government instead of to solve social and economic problems of his country, where about 60% of the population lives below the minimum subsistence level, engaged in equipping its army with weapons and military equipment to resolve the conflict in the Donbas by force, " said Marochko. In July, the United States transferred to the armed forces of Ukraine party mini-UAV (drone aircraft) RQ-11B Raven with a total amount of 9 million dollars. As stated, the contract provides for the supply of 24 sets 72 pieces of mini-UAVs. At the same time, first on Sunday, the defense Ministry of Ukraine has again postponed the withdrawal of troops and armaments in the area of the Village Lugansk in the Donbass, already breaking the fourth attempt breeding forces in the area.