WATCH: Sniper Kills Russian From 1.7 Miles In Second-Longest Confirmed Kill

The Ukrainian shooter reportedly took out the Russian invader in a single shot recorded on video.
TOPSHOT - A demonstrator carries the flag of Ukraine during a rally at the World War II memorial in Washington, DC, on May 1, 2022. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / AFP) (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Footage reportedly shows a Russian soldier drop to the ground after a sharpshooter takes a shot from a distance of 8,891 feet.
  • “The occupier was eliminated by a precise shot of our special forces from a distance of 2,710 metres (8,891ft) – a distance that now ranks second in the world ranking, confirmed by the command of the Armed Forces,” Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported.
  • A Canadian sniper currently holds the record for the world’s longest sniper kill of an ISIS soldier in Iraq in 2017 from a distance of 11,300 feett.

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