On Sunday, Russia reported that Ukrainian drones launched multiple attempted strikes across four different regions. The attacks resulted in five injuries and led to the temporary diversion of flights at two airports in Moscow.
Ukrainian drone attempts were reported in Russia’s Kursk, Rostov, and Belgorod regions – all bordering Ukraine. Moscow defence ministry jams and downs a Ukrainian drone within its vicinity.
Russia’s aviation authority temporarily halted flights to Vnukovo and Domodedovo airports after a drone struck Kursk city’s railway station, causing a fire and five injuries. Reuters reported that Rostov’s governor reported no injuries or damage in their region.
On Sunday, Russia’s Defense Ministry stopped two drone attacks on the bordering Belgorod region. The governor reported that 12 incoming targets were shot down near Belgorod city.
Ukrainian drone strikes have frequently surged, targeting both border regions and Moscow’s capital, notably hitting the financial district.
In May, Russia reported an attempted attack on the Kremlin involving two Ukrainian drones. While Ukraine usually avoids acknowledging responsibility for attacks on Russian soil, officials have openly expressed satisfaction with these actions.