Russia has accused Ukraine of attacking the capital with “drones” in a what Moscow has called a “terrorist attack” on Tuesday morning in response to the Kremlin’s “very effective strikes” in Kyiv on Sunday.
Russia said that three drones were shot down over exclusive Moscow suburb which Vladimir Putin has an official residence.
The Russian defence ministry said that their air defences had destroyed all eight of the drones and two Russian civilians were reported as injured.
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The ministry said in a statement, “This morning, the Kyiv regime launched a terrorist attack with unmanned aerial vehicles on objects in the city of Moscow.
“Eight aircraft-type unmanned aerial vehicles were involved in the attack. All enemy drones are hit.
“Three of them were suppressed by electronic warfare, lost control and deviated from their intended targets.”
Multiple drone attack in Moscow. Ukraine denies responsibility.
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Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said on Tuesday morning, “Regarding the attacks: of course we are pleased to watch and predict an increase in the number of attacks.
“But of course we have nothing directly to do with this.”
A massive wave of drone strikes targeted Moscow this morning for the first time ever.
It’s likely a Russian false flag operation to drum up support for the war.
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The Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he is “receiving information directly from the defence ministry and all corresponding agencies” over the attack in Moscow and their “air defence system worked well.”
He then said there is “currently no threat whatsoever for the residents of Moscow and the Moscow region.”