A dozen strikes have been foiled over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry has said
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Kiev launched around a dozen drone strikes targeting various Russian regions, the Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sunday, adding that all of the attacks were successfully prevented by the Russian air defenses.
Crimea was the most targeted region over the past 24 hours, according to the ministry. In the early hours of Sunday, a total of four Ukrainian UAVs were intercepted over the peninsula, the statement said. On Sunday evening, Kiev’s forces launched three more drones in two attacks in around an hour, it said, adding that all of them were shot down.
Moscow was also targeted by two Ukrainian drone attacks on Sunday night and early Monday morning, the Russian military said, adding that both UAVs were downed over the western and southeastern parts of Moscow Region and failed to reach the Russian capital.