DPR Air Defense brings down two Ukrainian UAVs in Republic’s south

August 12, 2019 15:55

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. The DPR Air Defense has downed two Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle over the Republic’s southern areas, said the head of the DPR command press service Daniil Bezsonov.

“Due to the international community’s failure to act, Ukrainian fighters feel impunity and keep shelling residential areas on purpose. Another proof of that is an UAV downed as it Oktyabr was coming under fire. Another attack drone was brought down on August 11 in Kominternovo,” the report reads.

According to the Article 7 of the Minsk Memorandum dated 19 September 2014, the use of combat aircrafts and UAVs is banned along the contact line in the 30km-wide zone of ceasefire, with the only exception made for the OSCE SMM drones. *ot