Contents tagged with drone attack

  • Largest mining and processing plant in Russia comes under Ukrainian drone attack

    On the night of April 11, in the Kursk region of the Russian Federation, the Mikhailovsky Mining and Processing Plant (MMPP) was reportedly targeted by drones. Local social media users have posted eyewitness videos of the incident and the regional governor, Roman Starovoyt, has reported on the event on his Telegram channel.

    Residents of Fatezhsky district and the city of Zheleznogorsk have posted online suggesting that the plant was attacked by unmanned aerial vehicles. Governor Starovoyt …

  • Ukraine's drone strikes destroy six Russian aircraft at Morozovsk airbase

    Drone strikes on the Russian airbase Morozovsk overnight on April 5 resulted in the destruction of at least six aircraft. The operation was conducted by the Security Service of Ukraine in conjunction with the Defence Forces, reports public broadcaster Suspilne, citing its sources.

    The targeted airfield housed bombers Su-24, Su-24M, and Su-34, which Russia uses to attack Ukrainian Armed Forces' positions and Ukrainian cities near the front line using guided air bombs.

    "At least six Russian …

  • Russia claims downing 12 Ukrainian drones amid attacks on oil refinery and metallurgical plant

    Russia's defence ministry claimed that air defence forces allegedly shot down 12 drones in the Bryansk, Belgorod, Voronezh, and Saratov regions. Meanwhile, Russian media reported that overnight, strikes had targeted an oil refinery in Saratov and the Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant.

    On the night of March 23, the Russian Federation reportedly faced an attack from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as announced by the Russian Ministry of Defence's press service.

    The Russian authorities claimed …

  • St. Petersburg port halts ammonium nitrate transshipment due to Ukrainian drone threat

    Fearing attacks by Ukrainian strike drones, the Russian maritime port known as the "Big Port of St. Petersburg" has ceased transshipment of ammonium nitrate, as reported by the Russian media outlet Kommersant.

    According to Kommersant, authorities in St. Petersburg plan to relocate ammonium nitrate transshipment operations altogether to a location outside the city, likely to Ust-Luga. However, the latter is not yet ready to receive the material, as the port requires infrastructure modernisation. …

  • Ukrainian drones strike oil refinery in Kaluga region of Russia

    In the early hours of March 15th, Ukrainian drones struck an oil-refining plant in the Kaluga region, Ukrayinska Pravda reports citing sources from the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    According to a source from the publication, the drones successfully hit their target at the Pervy Zavod facility. The Main Intelligence Directorate emphasized that this is one of the plants the Russians use for military purposes.

    In the morning, Kaluga region’s governor Vladislav …

  • Drone attack causes explosion at Russia's largest steel plant

    Authorities in the Vologda region have confirmed that a drone struck the territory of the Severstal plant in Cherepovets, reports TASS citing the acting governor, Georgy Filimonov. According to him, there were no injuries.

    The press service of the company reported earlier that there had been a "technological incident in the blast furnace operation" at the metallurgical plant, and the circumstances were being investigated. Following the incident, one of the units had to undergo a "previously …

  • A powerful explosion in St. Petersburg, Russia claims a drone attack

    On Friday, March 1, an explosion was heard in Saint Petersburg, Russia, preceded by the sound of an engine in the sky, media outlet SHOT reports.

    Eyewitnesses reported seeing a bright flash in the sky. Residents near Piskarevsky Prospekt told journalists that debris, believed to be from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), had fallen close to a residential building.

    Videos of the fallen debris have also surfaced online.

    According to Russian media, 15 apartments in Piskarevsky Prospekt were …

  • Russia launches massive missile and drone attack on Ukraine

    The Russian military has once again attacked Ukraine, using hypersonic ballistic missiles Kinzhal and other weaponry. A nationwide air raid alert was declared across Ukraine on the night of Monday, January 8th, with the Ukrainian Air Force stating that rockets had been launched by Russian strategic aviation aircraft. 11 Tu-95MS strategic bombers and 4 MiG-31Ks were flew from airbases in the Nizhny Novgorod and Murmansk regions. Additionally, missile launches from the Caspian Sea area were …

  • Iran plans joint military exercises with Russia and China amid U.S tensions

    Deputy Chief of Iranian Armed Forces for International Affairs Qadeer Nizami said, that Iran plans to conduct joint naval exercises with Russia and China, reports Fars news agency.

    According to Nizami, the exercises will be held in international waters of the Northern Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman. These will be the first trilateral exercises of Iran, Russia and China, said Nizami. He did not specify the scheduled date for military drills.

    Nizami made this statement a day after the US …

  • Russia accuses the US of orchestrating a drone attack on Khmeimim air base in Syria

    Colonel-General Alexander Fomin, who is the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry, stated during a working the meeting that the American warplane was involved in the attack on the Russian military airbase Khmeimim, located in the Syrian province of Latakia.

    "Thirteen drones were moving in combat formation, operated by one crew. All this time, for eight hours, the American reconnaissance aircraft P-8A Poseidon was cruising over the Mediterranean sea. When these 13 drones were in the …