Russia alleges interception of 11 UAVs across five regions, including occupied Crimea


The Russian Ministry of Defense reported the "interception" and "destruction" of 11 UAVs over the Belgorod, Bryansk, Kaluga, Tula oblasts, as well as in the temporarily occupied Crimea on May 16, its Telegram message reads.

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The Russian authorities claim that they managed to shoot down and intercept five drones over the temporarily occupied Crimea, one each over Bryansk and Kaluga oblasts, and two drones over Tula Oblast.

The Russians allege that they destroyed one UAV, two rockets of the Vilkha MLRS, and one missile of the Tochka-U tactical system in Belgorod Oblast.

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As a result of the attack on the temporarily occupied Crimea in the early hours of May 15, the main artillery depot of the Belbek military airfield was reportedly damaged.

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