The defense Ministry of Ukraine has promised to shoot down drones over military units

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Drones sighted over military units and polygons will be shot down and their owners arrested and prosecuted, said Thursday the defense Ministry of Ukraine.

«The General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine and the Ministry of defense of Ukraine reminds citizens that in the area of exercise over military units, objects, and polygons all seen drones will be shot down. Individuals who have launched or led these UAVs will be brought to strict liability in accordance with the current legislation», — stated in the message of the Ministry of defense.

It is noted that such measures are regulated by the law on the introduction of martial law.

On Thursday in Ukraine entered into force the law on the introduction of martial law in ten regions of the country, including Donetsk and Luhansk. Ukrainian authorities imposed it after the Ukrainian Navy ships violated the border of Russia and was detained by Russian ships. The mode will operate for 30 days and provides for the possibility of temporary restriction of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, including the right to participate in elections, to freedom of thought and speech.

The defense Ministry of Ukraine has promised to shoot down drones over military units© RIA Novosti, Infografiken the situation in Ukraine

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