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Three dead in Russia after a Ukrainian drone attack


Despite the fact that Christmas calls for peace and remembrance, the war strikes Ukraine and reaches Russia like a deadly echo. without going any further, Three people lost their lives on Monday at Russia’s Engels Air Base in Saratov, after a drone entered the facility and was shot down.

“On December 26, at approximately 01:35 Moscow time, a Ukrainian UAV was shot down at low altitude as it approached the Engels military airfield in the Saratov region,” the Russian Defense Ministry explained via a statement, which was later repeated by state agencies. “as a result of Falling drone wreckageThree Russian soldiers from the technical personnel who were at the airport were fatally wounded. The flight equipment was not damaged.

These are the consequences of what Russia is doing on our soil. If the Russians believed that the war would not affect them in the rear, then They were wrong”, said the spokesman for the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Yuriy Ignat, about the attack. It is not the first of this kind recorded at the Engels base, as it occurred at the beginning of December also, which on that occasion also affected some military installations in Ryazan.

Shortly after learning of these facts, the Russian Security Service (FSB, for short in Russian) announced that it had “canceled” Four Ukrainian “saboteurs”. They said they were trying to enter Russia’s Bryansk region bordering Ukraine to “commit terrorist acts” with machine guns, communication devices and “four explosive devices”.

After a confrontation on December 25, 2022, four vandals attempted to enter the grounds of Bryansk region From Ukraine they were eliminated,” the FSB announced in a statement it released along with a video showing the bodies dressed in winter camouflage uniforms.

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Fear of more explosions

The news of the Ukrainian drone bombings and the deaths of alleged saboteurs came on a day when Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky, took the opportunity to warn citizens about how this could happen. They must remain vigil against a possible new bombing.

“There are only a few days left for this year. “We must realize that our enemy will try to make this time dark and difficult for us,” Zelensky said during his daily address. «[Rusia] It is trying to compensate for its losses with the gloating of its advocates after the missile attacks on our country our energy sector“, he explained. “I know that darkness will not prevent us from leading the occupiers to new defeats, but we must be prepared for any scenario.”

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