Can This Drone Bring Peace to Ukraine?

A Schiebel Camcopter S-100 drone hovers during a test aboard a ship. A special drone is about to take flight over Ukraine – a peace drone. The unmanned aircraft will monitor movements of pro-Russian separatists and Russian forces, working to ensure that they are living up to commitments made in the Sept. 5 Minsk ceasefire agreement. If the drone’s operators like what they see through their eyes in the sky, the situation in Ukraine could begin to look a lot brighter in the months and years ahead.“

The UAVs will enhance existing monitoring capabilities in fulfillment of our mandate in Ukraine,” the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or OSCE’s, Chief Monitor Amb. Ertugrul Apakansaid in a statement. “They will compliment what our monitors observe on the ground, which will still be our primary source of information gathering.”

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