Contents tagged with Russia

  • Russian media: Putin’s residence was targeted in Ukrainian drone attack on Moscow

    During a drone attack on Moscow and the Moscow region on May 30, drones almost hit the residence of Russian president Vladimir Putin in Novo-Ogaryovo while he was staying there, reports The Moscow Times, citing a source close to the Kremlin.

    According to the source, Putin was woken up early in the morning by his security service because of the air threat. The fact that Putin had to wake up earlier than usual was also announced by Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov.

    State Duma deputy …

  • Putin accuses Ukraine of drone attack on Moscow, threatens to retaliate

    Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on today's drone attack on Moscow and the Moscow region. According to him, with such attacks, Kyiv provokes the Russian Federation to mirror actions.

    "We'll see what to do about it," Putin said. He stressed that Russia is striking at military infrastructure in Ukraine, in response, Kyiv is hitting residential buildings.

    "The Kyiv regime has chosen the path of intimidating Russia, intimidating Russian citizens and attacking residential buildings. This, …

  • Moscow comes under massive drone attack

    Several buildings in Moscow received "minor damage" as a result of a drone attack, reported Moscow mayor of the capital Sergei Sobyanin. "All city emergency services are on the scene. The circumstances of the incident are being investigated. No one has been injured," he wrote on his Telegram channel.

    According to Sobyanin, residents of several buildings were evacuated  for security reasons.

    TASS and RIA Novosti report, citing sources in the emergency services of the Russian Federation, that …

  • Russia: Ukraine used unknown western-made marine drones to attack reconnaissance ship Ivan Khurs

    The attack on the Russian warship Ivan Khurs in the Black Sea was carried out by Western-made unmanned boats, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing an "informed source."

    This source explained that the kamikaze boats were launched from a Ukrainian naval base in Ochakiv, which was established in 2018 with the participation of the US armed forces. The drones were allegedly controlled using Starlink modules supplied by Elon Musk. American satellites were used to provide the GPS …

  • Russian city of Krasnodar attacked by drones

    As a result of the explosion in the center of the Russian city of Krasnodar, an office and residential building on Morskaya Street was damaged. There are no casualties, said the mayor of Krasnodar, Yevgeny Naumov.

    The cause of the explosion is under investigation. According to the Russian news outlets, the city was attacked by drones, although the official authorities do not confirm this information.

    The Telegram channel Baza claims that an air defense system was activated at 4:17 am Moscow …

  • Russian armed opposition forces cross into Russia, report capturing several villages

    The Russian Belgorod region came under massive shelling on the morning of May 22. According to social media reports, there were firefights and Ukrainian tanks entered the Russian territory through the Grayvoron checkpoint. Russian authorities established a counter-terrorist operation regime in the region.

    The governor of the Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said that " sabotage and reconnaissance group of the Ukrainian Armed Forces" entered into the territory of the Graivoron district. " …

  • Russian Defense Ministry confirms two of its colonels were killed by Ukrainian Forces in Bakhmut

    The deputy commander of the army corps for military-political work, Colonel Yevgeny Brovko, died while repelling an attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Bakhmut, reported the Russian Defense Ministry.

    In addition, according to their information, the commander of the 4th Motorized Rifle Brigade, Colonel Vyacheslav Makarov, who "led the battle" near the village of Krasne, was seriously wounded and died during the evacuation.

    According to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the …

  • Kyiv: Russia is actively preparing for Ukrainian counteroffensive

    The Russian troops are focusing their main efforts on preparing to repel a possible counteroffensive by the Ukrainian Forces, reported the Ukrainian Military Media Center.

    "According to available information, the aggressor continues to actively transfer additional weapons, military, special equipment, as well as the building up stockpiles of cruise, ballistic missiles and attack UAVs from the territory of the Russian Federation to operational areas," the report reads.

    In addition, the …

  • Russia accuses Ukraine of overnight drone attack on Kremlin

    The Kremlin press service said that on the night of May 3, Ukraine tried to carry out a drone attack on the Kremlin residence of Vladimir Putin.

    According to the report, two unmanned aerial vehicles were flying towards the Kremlin. Moscow called the attack a planned terrorist act and an attempt on the president's life.

    "As a result of timely actions taken by the military and special services with the use of electronic warfare systems, the devices were disabled," the report reads. Putin …

  • Media: Russian intelligence tries to purchase mini-submarines and underwater equipment from Norwegian companies

    Russian military intelligence (GRU) has tried several times over the past few years to purchase advanced technical equipment, including underwater, from Norwegian companies, reports the news website E24.

    According to the counterintelligence advisor of the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST), Dag Røhjell, in at least three cases, Russian intelligence bought or tried to buy equipment that, according to PST, could be used by the Russian army.

    The cases concern three people who, according to …