Both Kiev and Moscow had been focused in a single day from Saturday to Sunday by enemy drone strikes, which had been largely intercepted by anti-aircraft defenses and brought about no casualties, in line with authorities.
“The Kiev regime’s attempt to carry out a terrorist attack using a drone against installations on the territory of the Russian Federation has been foiled,” the Russian Defense Ministry stated in a press release.
Ukrainian drone strikes in opposition to Moscow had been significantly frequent in the spring, earlier than and initially of Kiev’s counteroffensive that started in June, however have grow to be uncommon in current weeks.
According to the Russian ministry’s report, the drone in query “was destroyed by air protection means… over the territory of the Bogorodsky city district of the Moscow area.”
The mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, later clarified on Telegram that the foiled assault “brought about no harm or casualties”.
Kiev was additionally the goal for the second consecutive night of a barrage of explosive drones launched by the Russian military, in line with native authorities, who reported an “intensification” of attacks on the Ukrainian capital.
A day earlier, the Ukrainian air drive stated it had shot down 29 drones of 38 launched by Russian forces over the territory in the biggest nighttime drone assault since late September.
On Saturday night, Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated he expects Russia to extend its attacks on Ukraine’s vitality system, aiming to cripple the nation’s heating and electrical energy provides in the useless of winter.
“The closer we get to winter, the more the Russians will try to make their attacks more powerful,” he warned in his each day speech, calling on his military to be “100% effective, despite all the difficulties, despite the fatigue.”