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Air war continues in eastern Ukraine

(BRUSSELS2) Two Ukrainian army fighter planes were shot down on Wednesday (July 23) in eastern Ukraine, the government announced in kyiv. The two Sukhoi Su-25s were shot down while flying over Savor-Mogyla in the Donetsk region. The pilots managed to eject. On the Ukrainian side, they claim to have shot down several drones. A Russian drone of the “Albatros 10” type was shot down near Amvrossiivka, in the Donetsk oblast, announced the Ministry of Defense. This device was used “ to enable hostile forces to target the Armed Forces of Ukraine”. Three drones were also shot in la Luhansk region, nearly the border "Dovzhansky”, and another in the Kharkiv region, the National Security Council announced on July 25; drones of the Russian Federation " intended for information “says the spokesperson for the Council.

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Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).