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Vyacheslav Gladkov, governor of Russia's Belgorod region, claimed on June 9 that a drone crashed into an office building and caught fire in the city of Belgorod. Later the same day, Russia's Kursk region Governor Roman Starovoyt reported a drone crash near an oil depot in the regional capital.
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Ukrainian troops have advanced up to 1,200 meters in some areas in the Bakhmut direction, Serhii Cherevaty, the spokesperson for the eastern command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said on June 9.

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Defense Ministry: Ukrainian air defense destroys 2 Iranian drones overnight

by The Kyiv Independent news desk March 8, 2023 11:20 AM 1 min read
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Two Iranian drones launched by Russia from the northern direction were shot down at midnight on March 8 by Ukrainian air defense, according to the Ministry of Defense.

The ministry did not specify where exactly they were shot down.

However, the Sumy Oblast military administration reported the sighting of two Iranian drones last night around 10:00 PM and that one of them was subsequently shot down.

Russia has repeatedly used Iranian-made drones as part of its weapons arsenal against Ukraine.

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