Unmanned aerial device special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE has again been subjected to electronic attacks near Mariupol, said the daily report of observers from the organization for the environment.
Because of this, the mission was forced to cancel several flights of unmanned aerial vehicles, the source told the news Agency in the OSCE Secretariat. The report clarifies that interference with the operation of the UAV was recorded on both sides of the line of contact in Donbas.
"the device was subjected to military interference level in a number of places to the North-East, North, and West from the government-controlled Mariupol. Under the influence of the noise was and video channel, and control of the drones ", – it is noted in the report of the observers. The mission also drew attention to the fact, because it was the 1st flight of the UAV after a similar conflict on 22 July that led to the destruction of the device. According to sources, the drone fired a collision with a muting video signal, speeding in the vicinity of the government-controlled village Lebedyansky. In addition, the jamming was observed on the duration of the flight to the South controlled by the government of Stroganovka. After some time the navigation system of the same aircraft already on the territory of the DNI about the residential settlement Solntsevo was subjected to electronic effects." Two more attempts to start the device with base in Mangush (20 km to the West of Mariupol – approx. OPINION) were interrupted due to the ongoing lockout of the navigation signal", - has added the Commissioner of the OSCE. Recall, on Thursday SMM OSCE recorded the application in the Donbass heavy weapons with a caliber of more than 120 millimeters on both sides of the incident. The situation in the Donbas region in recent days intensified. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side and the LPR and the DPR and return continue. On Wednesday authorized authorized DND in the contact group Denis Putilin stated that in case of disagreement, Kiev participation in the negotiations in the format of "Minsk-2" military operations in Ukraine have the opportunity to go beyond the Donbass. According to him, Kiev is not fulfilled fully the Minsk agreements, DNR sees only the imitation and provocation.