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2024-05-17 20:05:29
Europe
Ukraine
Conflicts

Russian Forces Declare Shooting Down 102 Ukrainian UAVs in Nighttime Attacks

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Russian forces reported intercepting and downing 102 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during nighttime attacks, with 51 drones taken down over Crimea, 44 in Krasnodar, 6 in Belgorod, and 1 in Kursk. The Ukrainian drone strikes resulted in power cuts in Sevastopol and a refinery fire in southern Russia, retaliating against Russia's offensive in northeastern Ukraine.

The attacks caused damages and casualties in various Russian regions, prompting power outages, fires, and school closures in some areas. Ukraine's use of long-range 'brick-like' UAVs challenges Russian air defense capabilities, showcasing innovative tactics in the ongoing conflict.

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Thế giới - VnExpress
17. Mai 2024 um 06:55

Nga declares shooting down 102 Ukrainian UAVs during the night

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The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that its forces shot down 102 Ukrainian UAVs in attacks on various areas, including the Crimea peninsula. The Russian Defense Ministry reported on May 17 that its air defense intercepted 51 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) over the Crimea peninsula, 44 in the Krasnodar region, 6 UAVs in the Belgorod province, and one in the Kursk province during Ukraine's nighttime attacks. Russian naval patrol ships and aircraft destroyed 6 Ukrainian unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) in the area.
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17. Mai 2024 um 14:58

Ukraine drone attack in Crimea cuts power supplies in Sevastopol

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A Ukrainian drone attack on Crimea caused power cutoffs in Sevastopol and set a refinery ablaze in southern Russia. The drone raids were an attempt by Ukraine to strike back during Russia's offensive in northeastern Ukraine. The Russian defense ministry reported shooting down 51 Ukrainian drones over Crimea and additional drones over other regions.
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17. Mai 2024 um 09:47

Russia: Authorities report deaths and damages after massive Ukrainian drone attack - DER SPIEGEL

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Thế giới - VnExpress
17. Mai 2024 um 17:00

UAV 'cục gạch' Ukraine thách thức lưới phòng không Nga

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Ukraine has been using long-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to carry out attacks on Russia's energy infrastructure. These UAVs, referred to as 'brick-like' due to their crude design, are difficult to detect and intercept by Russian air defense systems. The success of these attacks highlights the vulnerability of Russia's air defense capabilities and the innovative approach of Ukraine's weapon development program.
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