Lithuania donates crowdfunded drone to Ukraine

Lithuania has donated a Turkish drone to Ukraine, to assist with its defence against the Russian invasion.

A Lithuanian broadcaster, Laisves TV initially crowdfunded 6m euros (£5.1M) to buy the aircraft from Turkish manufacturer Baykar, who later decided to donate the drone for free.

The Lithuanian government has said that the funds that were raised will go towards arming the drone and supporting humanitarian aid in Ukraine.

The drone was unveiled at a military airfield near the north…

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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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