Skip to content
Edit post

Media: Russian ministries located in Moscow business center attacked by drones

by Daria Shulzhenko July 30, 2023 12:44 PM 2 min read
A view of a damaged office block of the Moscow International Business Center (Moskva City) following a reported drone attack in Moscow on July 30, 2023. (Photo by ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images)
This audio is created with AI assistance

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.

Become a member Support us just once

The offices of several Russian ministries were located in a high-rise building in Moscow that was attacked by drones in the early hours of July 30, independent Russian media outlet The Insider reported.

The media said two drones attacked the "Moscow-City" business center, damaging two floors of one of the skyscrapers.

According to the report, the offices of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Digital Development, as well as the Federal Agency for Nationalities, and several other agencies were located there.

A local Telegram channel also posted photographs of the documents allegedly belonging to the Russian Ministry of Digital Development that were found on the nearby streets following the attack.

The Russian Defense Ministry claimed earlier in the day that Moscow was attacked by three drones, injuring one person.

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the attack "insignificantly damaged" the facade of two buildings in Moscow.

The Russian Ministry of Defense also claimed one of the drones was destroyed in the air over the Odintsovsky district of the Moscow region, the other two fell in Moscow.

Ukraine did not comment on the attack.

This Week in Ukraine Ep. 18 – How Putin cracks down on former allies
Episode #18 of our weekly video podcast “This Week in Ukraine” is dedicated to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin’s crackdown on his former allies after Wagner’s failed mutiny. Host Anastasiia Lapatina is joined by the Kyiv Independent’s reporter Oleg Sukhov. Listen to the audio version of the podcas…
Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.
Freedom can be costly. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price for their independence. Support independent journalism in its darkest hour. Support us for as little as $1, and it only takes a minute.
visa masterCard americanExpress

News Feed

5:35 PM

Latvian schools to stop teaching Russian as foreign language.

Children in Latvia will no longer learn Russian as a foreign language in schools from 2026, but instead will be required to learn a language of the European Union or the European Economic Area, Latvia's Education Ministry announced on April 23.
Ukraine Daily
News from Ukraine in your inbox
Ukraine news
Please, enter correct email address
MORE NEWS

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe
Please, enter correct email address
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.