The KFOR international peacekeeping force slapped tighter controls on the Kosovo-Macedonian border. The measures were taken following an incident on Saturday, where Albanian extremists ambushed Macedonian security forces personnel, killing 8 servicemen and wounding 7. The border is being controlled both on the ground and by helicopter gunships in the air. Following the tragic incident, Macedonia cut the traffic at one checkpoint on the Kosovo border, with only pedestrians allowed through. The country's Defense Ministry sources say security measures have been stepped up in Macedonia's frontier zone.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine may face new problems over the upgraded Russian unmanned aerial vehicle Lancet. Kyiv will now need to use airfields far from the line of combat contact and look for new ways to protect its aircraft