How drone units are reshaping the war in Ukraine
THe said the rapid arrival of Russian armor and artillery was an indication of how the tide of war was changing. It was not an army on the offensive, but retreating from a massive counter-offensive in which Ukrainian forces broke through enemy lines in the northeast of the country.
Yevgen Pronin sees the reconstruction in Donbass through the lens of his drones—unmanned aerial vehicles that have played a key role in Ukraine’s counteroffensive and the overall conflict, from fighting the Kremlin’s assault on Kiev in the early days of the invasion to the recent recapture of Izium and other strategic positions.
Such has been the extent of damage by Ukraine’s drone teams that the Russians have placed a bounty on their heads. Yeven and his team are warned by detectives that they are being targeted.