Elon Musk, long considered one of Kyiv’s most ardent defenders, has announced major restrictions on the use of Starlink satellites by the Ukrainian military.
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By Ibrahim Naber (“Die Weld”)
V.Sn Monday morning, Ukrainian soldiers searched for Russians outside the broken windows of a building amid the ruins of Chasiv Yar, on Ukraine’s eastern front. Bogdan Borodai, 25, a member of the 25th “Idar” battalion, manipulates a controller with buttons, his eyes darting across the screen. He sees his tiny drone filming in real time from the sky. “That, there,” he tapped the screen, “that’s a tank. Every few hours we find a bunch of Russian soldiers. »
The multi-thousand-euro drones from Chinese manufacturer DJI will travel up to fifteen kilometers and circle Bagmouth, the scene of heavy fighting, multiple times. The videos are relayed in real-time to Bogdan Borodai and his team on their command center screens, where a decision is made about a potential strike at identified positions.
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