Russia thwarted an assault by 20 Ukrainian drones focusing on Moscow-annexed Crimea in a single day, in response to the Russian Protection Ministry
KYIV, Ukraine — Russia thwarted an assault by 20 Ukrainian drones focusing on Moscow-annexed Crimea in a single day, the Russian Protection Ministry stated Saturday.
Fourteen drones have been shot down by Russian air defenses and an additional six have been jammed electronically, the ministry stated in a Telegram submit. No casualties or injury have been reported.
The in a single day assaults adopted three consecutive days of drone assaults on the Russian capital, Moscow. Firing drones at Russia, after greater than 17 months of struggle has little obvious army worth for Ukraine, however the technique has served to unsettle Russians and convey dwelling to them the battle’s penalties.
Drone assaults have elevated in latest weeks each on Moscow and on Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014 — a transfer that a lot of the world thought of unlawful.
Kyiv officers neither confirmed nor denied Ukraine’s potential involvement within the tried assaults.
Elsewhere, Russia claimed Saturday it had regained management of the village of Urozhaine in Ukraine’s easternmost Luhansk area in an in a single day counterattack.
A 73-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning in Russian shelling of Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv area, in response to regional Gov. Oleh Syniehubov.
Ukrainian inside affairs minister Ihor Klymenko stated a police officer was killed and 12 folks wounded when a guided Russian aerial bomb hit the town of Orikhiv in Ukraine’s partially occupied southern Zaporizhzhia area. 4 of the wounded have been additionally cops, he stated.
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