: Russian planes spy on Ukrainian positions in four regions – Ukraine intel

19:10 Apr. 23, 2016

Russian planes spy on Ukrainian positions in four regions – Ukraine intel

Russia's Il-38 anti submarine air craft is seen during a training flight of young pilots of Russia's Northern Navy Air Forces in Severomorsk, April 22, 2011. (AP Photo)

Warfare aircraft conducts reconnaissance flights in Ukraine's south

Russian planes conducted reconnaissance of the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Odesa, Kherson, Zaporizhia and Donetsk regions, according to the Main Directorate of Intelligence at the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

"On April 22, the intelligence recorded reconnaissance flights of IL-20M, Su-24MR and IL-38N anti-submarine warfare aircraft over the Black Sea (along the southern coast of Ukraine), the Crimean peninsula, the Azov Sea and Krasnodar region of the Russian Federation," the report says.

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"Using the equipment installed on the aircraft, the Russian spies conducted reconnaissance of the facilities and positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Odesa, Kherson, Zaporizhia and Donetsk regions," the intelligence said.

Reporting by UNIAN.

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