Russian Knights aerobatic team to perform at Dubai airshowMilitary & Defense July 20, 21:28
Russia looks to its Navy to become world secondMilitary & Defense July 20, 19:10
ExxonMobil disagrees with US Treasury Department’s decision to assess fineBusiness & Economy July 20, 18:45
Putin signs decree on Russia’s navy policy until 2030Russian Politics & Diplomacy July 20, 18:39
Putin personally congratulates human rights champion Alexeyeva on her 90th birthdaySociety & Culture July 20, 18:20
Russian boxer Povetkin reinstated into WBO’s ratings, ranked eighthSport July 20, 18:08
Russia’s Syria campaign spending within current combat training costs — Defense MinistryMilitary & Defense July 20, 17:59
Putin says 80% of Russians friendly to people from different ethnic groupsRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 20, 17:51
Russia to develop cruise missiles capable of striking targets at 1,000km rangeMilitary & Defense July 20, 17:42
VIENNA, September 1 /TASS/. The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) abruptly lost all contact with an SMM unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on Tuesday, the SMM wrote in its daily report on the situation in Ukraine published on September 1.
"At 10:13hrs, while flying south of DPR-controlled Sontseve (59km north-east of Mariupol), all contact with an SMM unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was abruptly lost. The contact with the UAV was not restored by 13:45hrs, by which time the UAV must have run out of fuel. At this point, following the procedures, the aircraft was declared lost," the SMM reported.
"An SMM patrol went to the last known location over which the UAV was flying on a field 1.5km south of the village, where the SMM was stopped by two armed DPR members, who denied the SMM further access to the area. However, when looking towards the probable crash area, the SMM could observe burned patches on the ground," the SMM report said.