9/24, 7:14 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Russia shoots down MiG-29 in central Ukraine

Russian armed forces have shot down a Ukrainian MiG-29 flying over the Dnipropetrovsk region of central Ukraine, a spokesperson for the Russian ministry of defense, Igor Konashenkov, announced on Saturday.

The aircraft was converted to use American high-speed anti-radiation missiles (HARM), according to the ministry.

Additionally, "forty-two HIMARS and Vilkha multiple rocket launchers were destroyed in the air, as well as three HARM anti-radar missiles near Nova Kakhovka, Kherson region," the official said, adding that the Russian armed forces have, in just one day, shot down seven unmanned aerial vehicles.

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