for the first time there wounded in the region of Moscow by attacks of ukrainian drones. A man has been hospitalized and a woman was treated at the scene for fragments of a downed drone that fell on a house, according to the region’s governor.
Russia announced in the morning that it had frustrated two drone strikes Ukrainians near the capital. “An attempt by kyiv to carry out an attack with an unmanned aerial vehicle was thwarted” around 6:50 a.m. local time, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. The drone was “neutralized by means of electronic warfare” and crashed in the village of Pokrovskoye, located southwest of Moscow, he said, adding that there were no casualties. Another “kyiv regime attack” at 8:16 a.m. was thwarted in Istra, northwest of the Russian capital, the Defense Ministry said.
After 18 months of Russian bombing of Ukrainian cities, the head of the Russian government channel RT, Margaret Simonyan, denounced that rubble fell in his neighborhood. “The drone that was shot down in the Istra district fell on the street next to us. Thanks to our air defense, no casualties or damage.” Later he congratulated himself that “our guys say we took Sinkovka in the Kupyansk area,” a Ukrainian territory razed by Russian troops in an invasion that his channel has backed.
Moscow region authorities confirmed that two people were injured in Istra after the debris from the downed drone fell on a house. The windows of three houses were also broken. Emergency services are on the scene,” Moscow Region Governor Andrey Vorobyov said in a Telegram message.
Arrivals and departures from the four main Moscow airports (Vnukovo, Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Zhukovsky) were restrictedaffecting 45 passenger jet flights and two cargo planes, the Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsia said.