Contents tagged with drone attack

  • Ukrainian drones target Rostov region military airfield, triggering fire and explosions

    Ukrainian drones attacked multiple targets in the Rostov region, including the Miliorovo military airfield where a fire broke out.

    There were also reports of likely night-time strikes near the settlement of Dolotinka, with explosions heard in the vicinity of an oil depot.

    The Ukrainian OSINT project "CyberBoroshno" has also geolocated the UAV impact sites and shared photos of the fire at the airfield. No reports on damaged equipment have been provided yet.

    The Governor of the Rostov region, …

  • Explosions and fire erupt at Russia's Uraltransmash military factory

    A significant fire has broken out at the military factory Uraltransmash in Yekaterinburg, Russia. According to media reports, the blaze was preceded by at least three explosions, after which thick smoke was seen billowing above the installation.

    Uraltransmash holds a crucial role in Russia's military-industrial complex, producing self-propelled artillery howitzers such as the Msta-S and Tulip. It is the only facility in Russia dedicated to this type of manufacturing.

    Russian news agencies …

  • Ukrainian drones target key Russian military and infrastructure sites in coordinated nighttime strikes

    In the night leading up to July 9, a series of explosions echoed through Astrakhan, Rostov, and Volgograd regions of Russia. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), in coordination with the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, targeted Russian military sites with drones, a law enforcement source told Suspilne.

    Ukrainian drones reportedly struck a 500 kV power substation in the Rostov region, an oil depot in Kalach-na-Donu in the Volgograd region, and a military …

  • Series of drone strikes hit Primorsko-Akhtarsk and Rostov regions of Russia

    During the night of July 5, several regions in Russia came under drone attacks. UAVs attacked a refinery in Rostov as well as Primorsko-Akhtarsk in the Krasnodar region, potentially damaging infrastructure.

    Regional Governor Veniamin Kondratyev stated on his Telegram channel that Russian air defence systems intercepted several drones, but debris allegedly damaged civilian infrastructure. According to the official, six people were hospitalised, including two children. A six-year-old girl might …

  • Russian Ka-29 helicopter downed by friendly fire during Ukrainian UAV attack in Krasnodar

    On the night of June 21, a Russian Ka-29 helicopter was downed over Anapa, in the Krasnodar region. The incident occurred due to so-called "friendly fire." A Russian air defence system mistakenly targeted the helicopter. Details of the incident were shared by a Russian blogger on a Telegram channel.

    The first report of the lost Ka-29 surfaced at 11:24 on June 21. The blogger shared a black-and-white image of the helicopter and mentioned it crashed during a combat mission. The four Russian crew …

  • Wave of Ukrainian drone strikes ignite fires at key Russian oil facilities

    In the early hours of Friday, drone attacks targeted multiple oil refineries in Russia, specifically those in Afipsky, Ilsky, Krasnodar, and Astrakhan. The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that these recent strikes, stretching over the past two nights, successfully hit significant targets within Russian territory. The assaults involved oil refineries and other facilities.

    On the night of 20 June, units from the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) and the Security Service of …

  • Ukraine sets new distance record with 1,520 km UAV strike on Russian territory

    A Ukrainian UAV fell at a record distance from the front line, setting a new milestone. The drone crashed in the vicinity of the Russian city of Orsk, according to reports from ORSK.RU and, citing sources. Orsk is 140 km further from the front line than Salavat in Bashkortostan, which previously held the record for the furthest drone strike from Ukrainian positions.

    This marks the first time a Ukrainian drone has covered a distance of 1,520 kilometres.

    ORSK.RU was the first to …

  • Ukrainian drones target key Russian assets: airfield and oil refinery attacked in coordinated strikes

    Ukrainian special services have reportedly carried out drone attacks on a military airfield and an oil refinery in Russia, with details of the operations provided by Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) and the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (GUR).

    Sources within the SBU have confirmed that explosions at the Kushchevskaya airfield and the Slavyansk oil refinery in Russia's Krasnodar region were the result of Ukrainian drone strikes. The agency humorously referred to these incidents as " …

  • Widespread drone attacks target Russian regions and Crimea overnight

    Several Russian regions, including Belgorod, Bryansk, Kaluga, and Tula, as well as annexed Crimea, were subjected to drone attacks from Ukraine overnight on Thursday, 16 May, according to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defence on their Telegram channel.

    The Ministry reported "four drones were destroyed and two others were intercepted" over Crimea. Specific targets of the drone attacks were not disclosed. Meanwhile, the Telegram channel "Crimean Wind" posted a video late on 15 May, …

  • Ukrainian drones attack Volgograd oil refinery and other Russian facilities

    Ukraine's Main Directorate of Intelligence (GUR), under the Ministry of Defense, is reported to be responsible for the attack on the Volgograd oil refinery in the early hours of May 12. Public broadcaster Suspilne reports, citing sources, GUR drones also struck two other sites in Russia the same night.

    The UAVs targeted not only the Volgograd refinery but also the Kaluganefteprodukt oil depot in the settlement of Chelovekovo in the Kaluga region and the Novolipetsk steel plant in Russia's …