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So Good: Retiree Shot Russian Jet Down With Antique Rifle

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  • Valeriy Fedorovych is said to have shot at the £74 million Su-34 with an antique rifle as it flew over his home.
  • The Ukraine State Border Service has now handed him a medal for his a million-to-one hit.
  • They praised his ‘heroism’ and ‘assistance in the protection of the state border’.

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