WATCH: $36M Russian helicopter fished out of Kyiv Reservoir as Ukraine cracks jokes

WATCH: $36M Russian helicopter fished out of Kyiv Reservoir as Ukraine cracks jokes Credit: Defence of Ukraine

A Russian Helicopter has been fished out of Kyiv Reservoir as reported by Defence of Ukraine.

On Thursday, May, 5, the Defence of Ukraine took to Twitter to publish footage of a sunken Russian Helicopter being fished out of Kyiv Reservoir.

“A new variety of fish can now be caught in Kyiv Reservoir. russian helicopter Mi-28N “Night Hunter” has become prey itself. 🇺🇦 military shot it down during the defense of Kyiv at the beginning of the war. For more – #ArmUkraineNow” read the joke that accompanied the footage of the destroyed helicopter posted by Defence of Ukraine’s official twitter account.

A Twitter user responded by posting further images of the destroyed, sunken, Russian helicopter that had been pulled out out of the Kyiv Reservoir.

“Good riddance” read the tweet.

Credit: Twitter @JSukraine2022

The destroyed Russian helicopter reportedly cost  $36 million, and was destroyed during the first few days of the invasion of Ukraine, with Stinger MANPADS. Russia has allegedly lost a minimum of 155 helicopters since the invasion began on February, 24, according to official figures published by the Ukrainian Government.

The news follows the announcement that Anatoly Shariy, a Ukrainian pro-Russian Blogger and politician was detained by Police in Spain after being declared a suspect of High Treason by the Ukrainian Security Service.

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