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Zelensky says Russia ordered some 2,000 drones from Iran

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President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday Russia had ordered around 2,000 drones from Iran, the same kind that Kyiv says Moscow has been using in its recent attacks against Ukraine.

“The disgusting sound of Iranian drones is heard in our skies every night. According to our intelligence, Russia ordered about 2,000 ‘Shaheds’ from Iran,” Zelensky said during a speech at a conference organised by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

It was not immediately clear if Zelensky was referring to Russia’s past purchases or new ones.

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