Four components are from the US, three from China, and one from Switzerland, Ukraine’s anti-graft agency reported.
The fragments likely belong to one of the Russian Shahed drones shot down by Ukrainian air defenses during Russia's attack overnight 9-10 February.
Russia unleashed a barrage of kamikaze drone attacks on Ukraine last night, targeting civilian infrastructure and causing injuries and damage in several regions.
Similar to the night before, the Russian forces launched a majority of Shahed drones at energy infrastructure facilities in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, causing a blackout for nearly 15,000 residents.
The US sanctions target four entities based in Iran and Hong Kong, designated for facilitating supplies to sanctioned Iranian military organizations.
On 17 January, Ukraine intercepted a Russian drone with a new air defense system "FrankenSAM", a joint project of Ukraine’s Defense Forces and the Pentagon.
ISW beleives the strikes pursued hindering Ukraine's effort to expand its own defense-industrial base, which it has ramped up to sustain itself in the war.
In the last 24 hours, there were 66 battles between Ukrainian defenders and invading Russian forces along the frontline.
A Russian kamikaze drone attack was thwarted by the Ukrainian air defense, which destroyed all seven drones.
Russia recently started painting the drones black to make them harder to shoot down by small firearms, but this is proving to be ineffective
Russian drones were aimed at Ukraine's Khmelnytskyi and Mykolayiv oblasts. Which targets were hit by the remaining two drones wasn't disclosed.
Ukraine’s air defense destroyed 10 out of 11 Russian Shaheds UAVs launched overnight and X-59 missile
Air raid alert sounded in several Ukrainian oblasts on the night of 1 December
In a tactical twist to hinder visual and radar detection, Russia’s latest drone attack on Ukraine featured black carbon-coated Shahed drones — a move that proved largely ineffective as Ukraine’s forces downed 74 of the 75 aerial targets.
In the early hours of 25 November, on Holodomor Memorial Day, the Russian army launched a record number of drones, with Kyiv as the primary target.
Overnight, Ukrainian forces shot down all 14 Shahed drones Russia used to attack Ukraine. A Russian Kh-22 missile hit an open field, causing no injuries.
The Russian army launched 31 Shahed-136/131 drones from three different directions and fired three missiles of various types at Ukrainian cities.
From improvised “wedding drone” bombers to long-range kamikaze drones, Ukraine's rapid drone innovation has given it a tactical edge against Russia's forces. But can it stay ahead in the high-tech arms race?
On the night of 17 October, Russian forces attacked Ukraine using a Kh-59 guided air missile, S-300 missiles,…
Last winter, Russia launched about 1,000 such drones, while only in September 2023, it launched 500, trying to overwhelm Ukrainian air defense and targeting mostly infrastructure.
Ukrainian air defense downed 20 drones in Vinnytsia Oblast, six in Odesa Oblast, and four in Mykolaiv Oblast.