THIS is the moment a Ukrainian sniper sets a new world record for effective shots as he kills a Russian soldier from 2.3 miles away.
The previous world record for a long-range sniper kill was 2.19 miles, made by a Canadian special operations sniper in Iraq in 2017.
Shocking footage showed the one of Putin’s soldiers dropping to the ground after the skilled Ukrainian sniper took the long-range shot.
“SBU snipers are rewriting the rules of global sniping, showcasing unparalleled abilities to operate effectively at remarkable distances,” read an official statement.
The record shot was executed using Horizon’s Lord – a massive 6ft Ukrainian multi-caliber antimaterial sniper rifle.
Designed by Ukrainian arms plant MAYAK, Horizon’s lord promises to deliver an anti-materiel and sniper weapon system that would have a longer effective range and flatter trajectories, The Firearm Blog reports.
The rifle is also said to be easy to carry and transport in and out…
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