OREANDA-NEWS  Four drone operators of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the Kupyansk direction, they controlled the UAV, masquerading as a burnt-out Ukrainian tank, military expert Lt. Col. of the LPR, retired Andrei Marochko, told RIA Novosti.

""In the area of the village of Senkovka, Ukrainian militants, having dug out a depression under their damaged armored vehicles, built a UAV control point there," Marochko said.

According to him, the burnt-out Ukrainian tank was in an open area for a long time, and they did not pay attention to it. But the situation changed when, with the help of modern means of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the source of radiation from the radio frequencies of drone control was identified.

"Round-the-clock surveillance was established for this place, and at night during rotational activities, Ukrainian drone operators were destroyed in the number of four military personnel," the expert said.