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Moscow and five other regions of Russia under UAV attack: Governors assure everything is shot down

Maryna LisnychukNews
Russia complains of another drone attack

On the night of Sunday, March 17, unidentified drones attacked a number of facilities in Russia. Although the aggressor country's Ministry of Defense claimed that all the drones were shot down, another refinery was on fire in Krasnodar Krai, and electricity and gas supply lines were damaged near Belgorod.

The attack covered a total of six regions, including the capital. Propaganda channels wrote about it, in some cases publishing footage of hits.

Moscow

According to the mayor of the Russian capital, Sergei Sobyanin, air defense shot down two UAVs in Domodedovo airport, as well as one each in the Ramensky and Stupinsky urban districts. He assured that there were no casualties.

Krasnodar region

Around 03:00, drones attacked a refinery in Slavyansk-on-Kuban, causing a fire. The Russian operational headquarters reported that one person died in the attack, though it was preliminarily attributed to a heart attack. In general, the Russians said there were no casualties as a result of the fire.

Belgorod region

Four unmanned aerial vehicles dropped explosive devices on the village of Oktyabrsky in the Belgorod region. Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov confirmed this, assuring that there were no casualties as a result of the explosions, only damage to electricity and gas supply lines.

Rostov region

According to Governor Vasily Golubev, Russian air defense units successfully repelled an attack by an unmanned aircraft on the approach to Kamensk at night. He said that "the consequences on the ground are being clarified."

Kaluga region

Russian air defense systems allegedly shot down three drones that were attempting to attack infrastructure facilities in Kirovsky district. Governor Vladislav Shapsha claimed that another drone was destroyed on the outskirts of Kaluga on Sunday morning, saying that "there were no casualties or damage". However, task forces were working in the area of the attack.

Yaroslavl region

Governor Mikhail Evraev reported four downed drones. According to him, there was no damage or casualties at the site of the UAV crash.

Moscow and five other regions of Russia under UAV attack: Governors assure everything is shot down

As reported, on the night of March 16, SSU drones attacked four Rosneft refineries in the Samara region of Russia. At the Syzran refinery, an atmospheric-vacuum oil distillation unit was put out of commission.

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