Russia claims, in 18 months of war, Ukraine carried out the biggest-ever drone attack on Moscow

Russia-Ukraine War: Russia has accused Ukraine of carrying out the biggest drone attack ever. At the same time, Ukrainian officials said that two people died in the Russian attack on Kyiv on Wednesday morning. Orders have been issued to cancel all flights to and from the airport in Moscow. Four IL-76 transport aircraft were damaged in the drone strikes.

Aug 30, 2023 - 15:26
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Russia claims, in 18 months of war, Ukraine carried out the biggest-ever drone attack on Moscow

The war between Russia and Ukraine has been going on for 18 months, but no solution has been found so far. In the midst of this war, Russia has now made serious allegations against Ukraine. According to Russia, Ukraine has carried out the biggest drone attack ever on Russia.

Ukrainian drones struck an airport in Russia's western Pskov region near the border with Estonia and Latvia, causing massive fires in the area, according to the governor and local media. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, more Ukrainian drones were shot down in Oryol, Bryansk, Ryazan, Kaluga, and the Moscow region surrounding the Russian capital. At the same time, Ukrainian officials said that two people had died in the Russian attack on Kiev on Wednesday morning.

To assess the damage, orders have been issued to cancel all flights to and from the airport in Moscow. Russia's state news agency TASS quoted emergency officials as saying that the attack on the airport was first reported at midnight. Four IL-76 transport aircraft were damaged in the drone attacks. Many pictures and videos are going viral on social media. There has been no loss of life in this accident.

Sergei Popko, the head of Ukraine's military administration, said that Russia launched martyr drones over Kyiv and targeted Kyiv with Tu-95MS aircraft. However, Ukraine's air defense shot down more than 20 targets. Destroyed 15 of the 28 cruise missiles and 16 Iranian-made Martyr attack drones that targeted several areas across the country.

Moscow's three main airports Sheremetyevo, Vnukovo, and Domodedovo have temporarily closed incoming and outgoing flights. There was no immediate comment from Ukrainian officials on the allegations made by Russia.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer