Inexpensive drones help Ukrainian military take control of Bakhmut


Ukrainian cities on the front line destroyed by war

Ukrainian cities on the front line destroyed by war


Bakhmut, Ukraine — once home to 70,000 people, year of war left bahmut hollowed out shell. The sound of cannons is heard incessantly, the Ukrainian city is in ruins and in disrepair, except for some people trying to earn some kind of livelihood.

Haltia battalion commander Seva Kozhemmiyako is among Ukrainian forces trying to prevent Russia from occupying Bakhmut. Underground Tech His Command In his center, his soldiers (including ex-gamers and his IT workers) use cheap drones to stream live video from the front lines, revealing it in stunning detail. to

Drones show dead Russian soldiers and shattered backyards where Russian troops were seen crawling to hide.

Artillery units also monitor the battlefield in real time and are guided by information gathered from drones.

“As soon as they see the enemy or tanks, they start firing,” said Kozhemyako of the artillery unit. “We call them and say, ‘Fix the fire.'”

To the east of the city, the Russian army is throwing in army after army.

“They keep advancing over the fallen soldiers,” said 3rd Battalion Commander Anton Zadorozhiny.

When one group is destroyed, another group spawns. Then at night they collect the corpses.

The men behind the drones work in shifts in an underground command center, sleeping, eating, and making sure that Bahmut is still alive on the bloody battlefield just blocks away.


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Written by Natalia Chi

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