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Russia Meets Deadly Turkish Drones Once More in Ukraine Invasion

  • Aircraft made by Turkey’s Baykar have been deployed in war
  • The drones are a source of tension between Erdogan and Putin
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Turkey to Restrict Transit of Russian Warships Through Straits

The grainy aerial images of a destroyed Russian tank and missile batteries were, according to Ukraine’s air force, the latest evidence of the damage inflicted by its fleet of Turkish-made combat drones on Vladimir Putin’s invading army.

In an English-language tweet Tuesday, Ukraine lauded the attack as “the jewelry work of Bayraktar TB2 crews,” saying it took place in the previous 24 hours at an undisclosed location. Since fighting started last week, Ukrainian claims have credited the pilotless aircraft with destroying dozens of Russian armored vehicles, missile systems and trucks.