Russian air defense found lacking as drone attacks hit home

Posted on AllSides May 31st, 2023
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The effectiveness of Russia's air defense is being called into question after a large-scale drone attack targeted Moscow on Tuesday for the first time since President Vladimir Putin's full-scale invasion of Ukraine began. Shortly after Russian authorities accused Ukraine of targeting Moscow with drone strikes on Tuesday morning, Putin said that "there is still work to be done" in regard to the city's air defense systems. Russian officials offered mixed responses to the attack, with Wagner Group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin blaming Russia's Defense Ministry for failing to prevent the drones...

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