Russia claims on Wednesday it shot down two Ukrainian drones trying to attack the Kremlin, denouncing an assassination attempt on Vladimir Putin a few days before military celebrations in Moscow.
On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, “two drones which targeted the Kremlin” were “decommissioned thanks to the use of radar systems”, according to the Russian presidency. “We see these actions as an attempted terrorist act and an attempt on the life of the president” Vladimir Putin, added the Kremlin, specifying that the latter had not been injured.
The Ukraine “has nothing to do” with the drone attack on the Kremlin, attributed by Moscow to Kyiv, the Ukrainian presidency defended itself on Wednesday.
“Of course, Ukraine does not has nothing to do with the drone attacks on the Kremlin,” Mykhailo Podoliak, an adviser to Volodymyr Zelensky, said in a message to reporters.