The LC helped the OSCE to regain lost in the Donbass drone
The people's militia self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic was found and returned to the observers of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE lost near the line of contact in Donbas unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), told reporters on Wednesday the press service of the defense Ministry LNR.
"The sixth of July... UAV mission came under the influence of interference of electronic warfare (EW) armed forces of Ukraine, lost control and fell down at the line of contact in the territory of the Republic. As a result of search activities, the expensive device was found and returned to the staff of the OSCE", - said the representative of the press service of the defense Ministry.
As specified in militia, the incident occurred in the area controlled by the Republic of the village Youth. According to the Ministry, Ukrainian security forces intensified in this area the work of mobile groups of electronic warfare (EW), which purposefully carry out the suppression control of the UAV by the OSCE mission.
"Special attention to electronic warfare and air defense (PVO) of the enemy aimed at preventing drone of the OSCE in the area of the village Youth, where 30 militants brigades (the armed forces of Ukraine - ed.) continue to set minefields and place armored vehicles in close proximity to residential houses," - added the spokesman.
The representative of the defense Ministry of the Republic added that the work of the electronic warfare systems "Bukovel HELL" Ukrainian security forces have forced the OSCE to suspend air patrols in the area partly controlled by the Republic of Gold and Kiev-controlled village Pylypchatyne.
"The goal is to avoid opening them (observers hmm OSCE - ed.) the facts of the military equipment of the armed forces of Ukraine in the residential areas of the settlements", - added the representative of the press service.