Moscow stated Wednesday it had downed three Ukrainian drones and accused Kyiv of perpetrating a “terror” assault after officers stated the autos had focused a navy base close to Russia’s capital.
“An try as we speak by the Kyiv regime to hold out a terrorist assault by three aircraft-type unmanned aerial autos on services within the Moscow area was thwarted,” the protection ministry stated in an announcement.
The ministry added that every of the drones was downed by digital warfare defensive techniques and that nobody was injured within the assault.
Earlier the governor of the Moscow area Andrei Vorobyov stated two drones had crashed round “on method to storage models of a navy base” some 50 kilometers (31 miles) southwest of Moscow.
The assault got here as Ukraine is waging a counter-offensive to recapture land seized by Russian troops.
Kyiv stated on Wednesday that its air protection techniques had shot down six Iranian-designed assault drones launched by Russian forces over the western Khmelnytskyi area.
These assaults got here someday after Ukrainian officers stated Russia had deployed a “large” barrage of practically three dozen assault UAVs that focused key infrastructure in western Ukraine.
Assaults, principally by drones, on Russian territory bordering Ukraine have elevated over the previous weeks.
Moscow and its environs, mendacity some 500 kilometers from the Ukrainian border, have to date been not often focused.
In early Might, two drones had been shot above the Kremlin and late the identical month drones hit Moscow high-rises.