Contents tagged with War in Ukraine
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 …
Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council: counteroffensive should begin any moment now
Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov said in an interview with the BBC that the Ukrainian Armed Forces are ready to begin the counteroffensive. Danilov did not give an exact date, but added that the counterattack could start "tomorrow, the day after tomorrow or in a week." The attack will take place only when it can lead to the maximum result.
Danilov stressed the importance of a successful counteroffensive. He warned that the Ukrainian government " …
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 …
Ukrainian Intelligence: Putin is at the top of our 'kill list'
Russian president Vladimir Putin is at the top on the list of people that Ukraine wants to eliminate, said the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Vadym Skibitsky in an interview with Welt.
According to Skibitsky, while fearing of being killed by Ukrainians, Putin is even more afraid of his inner circle.
"Putin sees that we are getting closer and closer to him, but he is also afraid of being killed by his own," Skibitsky said.
Skibitsky also …
Wagner PMC owner Prigozhin warns of imminent uprising in Russia
The head of the Wagner PMC, Yevgeny Prigozhin, predicts an apocalyptic scenario for Russia. He believes that the country is on the verge of a grandiose popular uprising.
Prigozhin warns that the revolution in the Russian Federation will begin with the revolt of the military, who was sent to a certain death. According to Prigozhin, anger in the ranks of Russian soldiers and their families is growing very rapidly.
"The system is designed in such a way that there is some clown in the …
Ukrainian Intelligence Chief: Kyiv has the minimum number of weapons required to begin counteroffensive
Ukraine has now the minimum number of weapons required to launch a counteroffensive, said head of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR) of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Major General Kyrylo Budanov, in an interview with the Japanese news agency NHK.
"Many civilians are still under Russian occupation, and we have no more time to lose. We already have the minimum number of weapons and other equipment. All I can say is that it will start soon," Budanov said.
According to Budanov, Ukrainian …
Panic in Belgorod region as Russia struggles to drive opposition forces out
The Russian border city of Belgorod was rocked by explosions late at night, report the local Telegram channels Belgorod - Lightning, Blatgorod and Pepel. The news outlet Sota posted a selection of photos and videos sent by the residents of the city, showing a column of smoke rising above the city.
"An “arrival” (bomb explosion) in Belgorod in the building of the FSB," writes Sota.
According to Blatgorod, after that, Preobrazhenskaya Street, where the regional department of the FSB is located, …