Fighters of Donetsk militia successfully seized the Ukrainian drone, carrying out a reconnaissance mission in the skies over the territory of the breakaway Republic.

This became known from the statement of the commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin, reports “Russian conversation”.

According to him, the aerial reconnaissance camera manufactured in the United States. It was used by soldiers from 30th mechanized brigade.

“Due to the fact that the UAV came to us intact, from the carrier of information, we extracted information about the equipment of positions in engineering terms, the heavy weaponry near the contact line and the position of the APU in Mariupol direction”, – told Basurin.

He drew attention to the mistake made by the security forces of Kiev. They decided to put the drone is not in the areas controlled by the Ukrainian government, and on DNR lands .

Previously, “Russian conversation” passed as the Ukrainian units trying to move in the vicinity of Svetlodarsk arc with new battle tactics. In the Donetsk command of the alleged claim on the intensive work of engineering of connections, allowing the security forces to move slowly forward.