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Massive drone attack reported in Russia

Massive drone attack reported in Russia Photo: the Russian Federation announced a massive drone attack on the night of January 30 (GettyImages)

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has reported a massive drone attack during the night of January 30.

Оccupiers claim that overnight, Russian air defense forces allegedly repelled a massive drone attack.

According to the Russian defense agency, they purportedly shot down 21 drones, including 11 over Crimea, 5 over the Belgorod region, 3 over the Bryansk region, and one each over the Kaluga and Tula regions.

The governor of the Kaluga region, Vladislav Shapsha, reported that debris from one of the drones fell onto the roof of a non-residential building on the outskirts of Kaluga.

Drone attacks in Russia

On January 21, an explosion occurred near the oil terminal of the Sea Commercial Port in the town of Ust-Luga in the Leningrad region. Residents of nearby cities reported the sounds of drones flying, and a fire broke out. Approximately 150 people had to be evacuated from the facility. Later, it was revealed that this operation was conducted by the Security Service of Ukraine.

Late in the evening on January 20, explosions were heard in the Russian city of Tula. Russians claimed that a drone had supposedly been shot down there. However, a video was circulated online showing the strike. It was later revealed that this was a planned operation by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.