Iran Sends Drone Trainers to Crimea to Aid Russian Military

October 18, 2022


Julian E. Barnes


New York Times

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  • Russia
  • Ukraine

Iran has sent members of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to a base in Crimea to help Russian soldiers operate drones purchased from Iran, according to U.S. officials. Originally, Russia had sent its personnel to Iran for such training. Iran denied the claim.