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Russia claims it thwarted Ukrainian drone attack over Bryansk Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news desk December 29, 2023 10:02 PM 1 min read
A photo of Bryansk, Russia, on March 3, 2023. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images)
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Russia claimed it thwarted a Ukrainian drone attack over its Bryansk Oblast on Dec. 29.

Ukrainian forces attempted to attack strategic sites in Russia with drones at around 6:00 p.m. Moscow time, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed.

Russian air defense allegedly intercepted a drone over Bryansk Oblast.

Ukraine has not commented, and the Kyiv Independent could not independently verify the claim.

Earlier on Dec. 29, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed it intercepted a Ukrainian drone over Russia's Kursk Oblast.

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