Russian offender in Warsaw: Drone over Polish government building: a Russian citizen detained

17:19 Sep. 26, 2016

Drone over Polish government building: a Russian citizen detained

A Porsche car on Moscow registration plates parked near the office of Prime Minister Beata Szydlo in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 (AP Photo)

Polish security detained a Russian citizen who flew a drone over presidential palace and governmental buildings in Warsaw

A drone was seen above the governmental quarter in the Polish capital Warsaw on Monday morning. Its pilot was soon found and arrested. Security force officers found a man who was sitting in a Porsche car with Russian plates and a Russian passport not far from the incident. 

Read more Russian semistrategic drone spotted in eastern Ukraine - intel

The detained foreigner was transferred to Warsaw police station. Internal Security Agency of Poland will study the records, made by the drone, to understand what  the purpose of the flight was. As of now, the Russian citizen is charged only with offending aviation legislation. 

Read more Ukraine's intelligence reports dozens of flights of Russian assault and reconnaissance drones

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