Tag: Russia

“Drones Are Not Toys”: The Russian Program

By Dan Gettinger On April 20, 2008, a Russian MiG fighter shot down a Georgian unmanned surveillance drone over Abkhazia, a separatist region that declared independence in 1999 and maintained a close allegiance to the Kremlin. In response to what…

Weekly Roundup 2/24

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone On February 4, we held “Rules of Engagement: The Legal, Ethical…

Weekly Roundup 1/14

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone In order to correct what we deemed to be an under-representation…

Weekly Roundup 9/9

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A 19-year-old teenager was killed in New York City after being struck in the head by his remote-controlled helicopter. (BBC News) An American drone strike in…

Weekend Roundup 8/5

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Three suspected al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants were killed in a particularly active week of drone strikes in Yemen. (Reuters) During an official visit…