Donetsk, Oct 23 – DAN. DPR service members have downed a Ukrainian reconnaissance UAV outside Krutaya Balka (Yasinovataya area), as it was on a mission over the area when the OSCE SMM was present on the ground.

"We have destroyed two Ukrainian UAVs, type Phantom and type Furia, both used to adjust fire on Kominternovo and Krutaya Balka, respectively. International observers were present on the ground in Krutaya Balka at the time."

On October 22, Ukrainian UAV crashed outside Petrovskoye as it was on a mission to monitor the activities of the SMM. Donetsk expressed concerns over Ukrainian increased attention to the mission. *ot