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September 14, 2022 8:56 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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In its latest intelligence update, the U.K. Defense Ministry said that on Sept. 13, Ukraine reported its forces had shot down an Iranian Shahed-136 UAV near Kupiansk, Kharkiv Oblast during Ukraine’s successful counter-offensive in the area. "Russia is almost certainly increasingly sourcing weaponry from other heavily sanctioned states like Iran and North Korea as its own stocks dwindle," the ministry wrote.

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