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U.S. drone overflies Russian shores

Staff Writer |
Russian authorities eported that a RQ-4 Global Hawk drone belonging to the US Air Force flew over its shores on the Black Sea and the region of Donbass for several hours.

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The website Plane Radar shows how the RQ-4 drone took off from the air base of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the Italian city of

Sigonella and flew over the division line of the conflict in Donbass.

Later, the drone headed to the Ukrainian region of Nikolaevsky and it finally went southwards to the shores of the Black Sea on the Peninsula of Crimea and the Russian village of Krasnodar.

The U.S. aircraft flew for eight hours and the maximum approach to Russian shores was 40 kilometers, the website noted.

On Saturday, a Boeing P-8A Poseidon antisubmarine plane made a reconnaissance flight near Russian shores on the Black Sea.

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