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The LC said that intercepted the drone of the Ukrainian security forces

The people's militia self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic intercepted the drone of the Ukrainian security forces at the contact line in the Donbass, told reporters on Saturday the official representative of the defense Ministry LNR Yakov Osadchiy.

Flights of combat aircraft and drones along the line of contact in Donbass prohibited by the accords.

"Thanks to the coordinated actions of divisions of antiaircraft defense (PVO) and calculations of electronic warfare (EW) July 3 in the area of responsibility of the people's militia units was discovered and forced to land UAV 25 brigades (the armed forces of Ukraine - ed.) type "Mavic-Pro," - said Osadchiy.

Osadchy said that with the help of the drone the Ukrainian security forces carried out surveillance patrols of observers Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE, working at the contact line in the Donbass. According to him, at the moment the specialists of the national police are studying the memory card of the drone.

"After minor repairs, the aircraft will join the staff of the captured equipment of the people's militia LNR", - said Osadchiy.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people.

The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian crisis discussed at the talks in various formats, in particular in the Normandy format. In Warsaw, he proposed to postpone the negotiations in the "Geneva format", i.e. with the participation of the United States and Poland as neighbouring Russia and Ukraine state. However, agreement on a cease-fire was achieved in Minsk meetings of the contact group with the mediation of Russia and OSCE.