Mark Galeotti Mark Galeotti

What’s the truth about the Kremlin drone attack?

An attack on Vladimir Putin would risk escalation

A drone attack is foiled above the Kremlin last night.

The Russian government has claimed that ‘two unmanned aerial vehicles were aimed at the Kremlin. As a result of timely actions taken by the military and special services with the use of radar warfare systems, the vehicles were put out of action.’ There were, it continues, ‘no victims and material damage’, although it is considering it a ‘terrorist’ attempt to kill Putin.

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