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Russian Defense Ministry announces massive drone attack on Crimea

Sep 21, 2023

The Russian Ministry of Defense and Russian public media report explosions in occupied Crimea, with the invaders claiming to have shot down 19 drones over the peninsula.

Source: Russian Ministry of Defense, Russian telegram channels Baza, Mash.

Details: The Russian Defense Ministry reported a massive attack on Crimea: "Russian air defense systems destroyed 19 drones over the peninsula".


Explosions near Novofedorivka began to be heard at midnight. The occupiers claimed that it was "air defense work".

Explosions were also heard in other settlements, including the towns of Saki, Yevpatoria, Dzhankoy, and Balaklava.

Representatives of the occupation "administration" and the Gauleiter have not yet commented on this.

The Russian Defense Ministry also claims that air defense systems destroyed one UAV each over the Kursk, Belgorod, and Orel regions.

Author - Olena Madiak, 21/09/2023

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