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Russia-Ukraine War Live: Drones Hit Planes At Pskov Airbase In Russia As Six Regions Report Attacks

Drone attacks reported in six Russian regionsRussia’s Defence Ministry has reported what it says are Ukrainian drones of targeting six Russian regions in the early hours of Wednesday in what appears to be the biggest drone attack on Russian soil over the course of this phase of the war – in other words, since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022.

Drones hit an airport in the western Pskov region and were shot down over the regions of Moscow, Oryol, Bryansk, Ryazan and Kaluga.

The strike in Pskov started a massive fire and four Il-78 transport aircraft were damaged, Russia’s state news agency Tass reported, citing emergency officials.

Pskov regional Governor Mikhail Vedernikov ordered all flights to and from the Pskov airport canceled Wednesday, citing the need to assess the damage during daylight.

Footage and images posted on social media overnight showed smoke billowing over the city of Pskov, and a large blaze. Vedernikov said there were no casualties, and the fire has been contained.

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