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Russia accuses Ukraine of carrying out a “terrorist” drone attack on Moscow

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On July 24, Russia accused the Ukrainian military of carrying out a drone attack on Moscow. This accusation comes days after Moscow accused Kiev forces of destroying part of the bridge linking the annexed Crimea region with mainland Russia.

Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement posted on Telegram that Ukraine had attempted to carry out a “terrorist attack” using two drones targeting “facilities” in Moscow, without giving specific details of the alleged targets. The ministry says that the two drones crashed after they were neutralized by “electronic warfare” procedures, and there were no casualties.

moscow mayor, Sergei Sobyanin, said that the drones struck two non-residential buildings, identified by Russian state media as office towers in the southern part of the country’s capital. Spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria ZakharovaHe described the incident as an “act of international terrorism” during a press briefing.

At least two people were killed and dozens wounded on Sunday in a Russian missile attack on the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. The attack caused significant damage to the historic Transfiguration Cathedral, a major landmark in the city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The United Nations body strongly condemned the “heinous attack carried out by the Russian forces.” ukrainian president, Volodymyr ZelenskyHe also condemned the attacks and promised revenge.

Over the past few months, Russia has accused Ukraine of carrying out numerous drone attacks on Moscow. Earlier this month, operations were halted at a major airport in the Russian capital, and the authorities accused Ukraine of targeting the area with drone attacks. Russian authorities said they managed to shoot down four drones over Moscow, while a fifth was shot down over a western suburb of the city. The most serious of these incidents occurred in May, when the Kremlin was bombed by drones allegedly launched by Ukrainian forces. Russian government officials described the attack as an attempt to assassinate the country’s president. Vladimir Putin. Ukraine denied involvement in the attack, but US authorities believe it was carried out by a private army or intelligence unit from Kiev.

Translated article from the American magazine Forbes – Author: Siladitya Ray

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