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    ​The Russian Ministry of Defence has repeatedly urged Washington to abandon its surveillance operations near the country's borders. However, the US military has ignored these requests.

    An American strategic reconnaissance drone was spotted near the Russian borders, monitoring the line of contact in Donbass and the Black Sea coastline of Russia, Plane Radar reported.

    According to the portal, the Global Hawk aircraft took off from a base in Italy and flew over Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, and Ukraine, approached Crimea and then returned to the base.

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