The Assistant to the Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleh Slobodian informed at the briefing that Russian military launched a balloon at the administrative border with the occupied Crimea.

- The target is fixed and lifted, perhaps with the aim of surveillance. At the moment it is still in the air - he said.

The device was launched at about 9 a.m. in the area of ​​Arabat Spit. The balloon is approximately 1 km away from the administrative border of the Kherson region.