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The war in Ukraine: – – Drone attacks in Russia

The war in Ukraine: – – Drone attacks in Russia

Over the night into Friday, several explosions were said to have occurred over the city of Krasnodar in Russia. The city is the capital of the province of the same name, located on the other side of the Kerch Strait from the Crimea.

Russian media outlets, including Lenta, reported that the explosions came from a drone strike, which was said to have been partially neutralized by Russian air defense, He writes the Russian online newspaper Linta.

However, one of the drones is said to have exploded in a building in the city center, but it is unclear if the building was the target of the alleged attack, or if the building was hit by debris.

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Explosion confirms

Krasnodar region authorities confirmed that an explosion occurred in the city center of Krasnodar, but did not publicly disclose the cause, According to RIA Novosti.

They also do not comment on whether air defense has been activated in the province.

Report with caution: – Improvement

The mayor of Krasnodar reported that no injuries or deaths were recorded after the explosion, and the city’s residents are being asked to remain calm, according to Lenta.

It is unclear who was behind the alleged drone attack, and if the city of Krasnodar was a possible target.

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“follows a pattern”

However, the explosion joins a long line of incidents in Russian provinces bordering either Ukraine or the Sea of ​​Azov, which separates mainland Russia from southern Ukraine.

Earlier in May, British intelligence determined that the bombings that occurred in these areas “followed a pattern”.

“follows a pattern”

A number of fuel storage facilities and infrastructure that could be used by the Russian military have been the target of similar attacks.

– To reduce the risk of becoming a target, disruptions in the fuel storage and distribution networks are likely to force adjustments to the Russian army’s refueling procedures, says a report from British intelligence.

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Ukraine is accused of attacking

The governor of Belgorod Province in Russia accuses Ukraine of being behind a series of attacks on the province in the early hours of Friday morning.

The governor wrote on Telegram that the attack took place in an area near the Ukrainian border, but no one was reported injured or dead.

Belgorod Province was attacked earlier this week by two pro-Ukrainian Russian groups who entered the province.

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