Ukraine’s attempted strike on Putin’s residence in the Kremlin on May 3, 2023: Latest news for today
On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, Ukraine tried to hit the Kremlin.
Ukraine on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday tried to hit the Kremlin. Two drones were launched. This was stated in the presidential press service:
“On Wednesday night, the Kyiv regime made an attempt to strike a UAV at the Kremlin residence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Two unmanned aerial vehicles were aimed at the Kremlin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin.
DID THEY GET?
At the same time, it is emphasized that both devices were disabled by radar warfare systems:
“As a result of their fall and the scattering of fragments on the territory of the Kremlin, there were no victims and material damage.”
Ukraine’s attempted strike on Putin’s residence in the Kremlin on May 3, 2023: where was the president
As Dmitry Peskov said, the president himself was not at his residence at that moment. He didn’t get hurt. At the same time, it is reported that “Putin’s work schedule has not changed, it continues as usual,” and the Russian leader himself, because of this attack, “will not visit the Kremlin residence less often” and “will continue to adhere to the planned work schedule.”
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
REACTION OF THE KREMLIN
“We regard these actions as a planned terrorist act and an attempt on the life of the President of the Russian Federation, carried out on the eve of Victory Day, the May 9 Parade, at which the presence of foreign guests is also planned.”
WHAT WITH THE VICTORY PARADE ON MAY 9?
As for the Victory Day parade on Red Square, it will not be canceled – everything will go according to plan.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT?
“The Russian side reserves the right to take retaliatory measures where and when it sees fit,” the Kremlin said.
DRONES ARE PROHIBITED
It is worth noting that a few hours before the Kremlin’s announcement, it became known that Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced a ban on drones in the city. An exception is made for devices “used by decisions of state authorities.”