UKRAINE, Apr 9 — Soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine’s 5th Separate Slobozhanska Brigade and the 80th Air Assault Brigade captured a Russian serviceman using a drone.

On April 8, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crew, which included a guardsman with the call sign Brutal and a paratrooper with the call sign Green, was surveilling Russians near Klishchiivka.

At around 4 p.m., they noticed a Russian soldier hiding in a shelter, wounded by a munition dropped from the drone. He raised a white flag. Ukrainian military evacuated him to a safe zone. During the interrogation, he said that his task was to monitor the operation of Ukrainian drones.

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