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28 December 2018, 18:06

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LPR downs Ukrainian reconnaissance UAV outside Lugansk

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LUGANSK, December 28 (Lugansk Media Centre) – LPR People's Militia has downed a Ukrainian reconnaissance drone over the Republic's territory, said LPR People’s Militia command acting chief of staff Colonel Mikhail Filiponenko.

"Yesterday LPR air defense unit spotted and downed a Ukrainian UAV outside Krasnyi Yar as it was carrying out a reconnaissance mission."

He showed journalists the UAV labelled as Mavic PRO.

Employing combat aviation and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in 30km-wide zone along the line of contact is banned under Article 7 of Minsk Memorandum, with the exception to OSCE SMM UAVs.

LuganskMediaCentre — 28 December — Lugansk