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Russia launched 1,961 Shahed drones against Ukraine–Zelenskyy

An Iranian-made Shahed-136 kamikaze drone of the Russian army. Screenshot from video
Russia launched 1,961 Shahed drones against Ukraine–Zelenskyy

Russia has launched at least 1,961 “Shahed” drones against Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, according to President Zelenskyy’s statement.

In his words: “In total, the terrorists have already launched at least 1,961 “Shahed” drones against Ukraine, and a significant portion of them have been successfully shot down. Unfortunately, not all of them.

We are working to shoot down more: to shoot down as many as possible. We are working to have more air defense systems in place.”

“Shahed catcher”: Ukraine launches crowdfunder for systems to down Iranian kamikaze drones


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