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Russia Launches Biggest Ever Kamikaze Drone Attack On Ukraine

Air raid sirens have blasted throughout Ukraine after Russia launches biggest ever Kamikaze drone attack on Ukraine. Explosions were reported overnight in Kyiv, the capital, where the mayor claimed the "biggest" kamikaze drone strike so far had wounded five people.

William Willis
May 09, 20233611 Shares48796 Views
Air raid sirens have blasted throughout Ukraine after Russia launches biggest ever Kamikaze drone attack on Ukraine.
Explosions were reported overnight in Kyiv, the capital, where the mayor claimed the "biggest" kamikaze drone strike so far had wounded five people.
The assault in the southern Odesa area killed one person. The Ukrainian Red Cross claims their warehouse was attacked.
It is the fourth assault on Kyiv in eight days, and it comes only 24 hours before Russia commemorates Victory Day.

Russia Launches 'BIGGEST' kamikaze Drone Attack on Ukraine So Far

Russian Victory Day Celebrations

The yearly festival honors the Soviet Union's triumph over Nazi Germany during World War II, a battle with which the Kremlin has blatantly attempted to draw comparisons since commencing its full-fledged invasion of Ukraine last year.
Meanwhile, as Russia prepares for the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow's Red Square on Tuesday, the Kremlin has yet to announce President Vladimir Putin's participation.
Last year, Mr Putin addressed the marching soldiers and was pictured in the VIP box with World War II veterans.
The leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, all former Soviet republics, are slated to attend the parade, which has been largely ignored by major international powers, including the United Kingdom, the United States, and France, all of whom were wartime allies of the Soviet Union.

Impact Of Attack

The attack has been described as the biggest ever use of kamikaze drones in the conflict, and has raised concerns about the increasing use of unmanned aerial vehicles in warfare.
Ukrainian officials say that the attack caused significant damage to military infrastructure. However, there are reports of civilian casualties in the area.

Response By Ukraine

The latest Russian strikes, which lasted more than four hours and began soon after midnight, saw Iranian-made Shahed kamikaze drones swarm throughout the nation, according to the Ukrainian military.
Russia fired approximately 60 drones, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, calling it the "biggest" such strike thus far.
He went on to say that although all 36 drones were destroyed above Kyiv, five persons were hurt by falling debris from fallen drones.
Ukrainian authorities have condemned the attack, calling it a violation of international law and accusing Russia of providing support to separatist groups in the region.
Ukrainian officials have also called on the international community to condemn Russia's actions and to provide support to Ukraine.
Russia has denied involvement in the attack, and has accused Ukraine of using the incident as a pretext for further military action.The Russian government has also criticized Ukraine for marking Victory Day with military parades, arguing that it is a provocative gesture.

Kamikaze Drones

Kamikaze drones, also known as loitering munitions, are unmanned aerial vehicles that are equipped with explosive payloads. They are designed to be flown into targets, either by a human operator or autonomously, and then detonate on impact.
Kamikaze drones are becoming increasingly popular in modern warfare, as they can be used to carry out precision strikes without risking human lives.
The use of kamikaze drones in the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists is just the latest example of the escalating tensions in the region.
The conflict began in 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, and has since escalated into a full-blown war. The conflict has claimed the lives of over 13,000 people, and has displaced millions.

Final Words

The use of kamikaze drones in the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists marks a new chapter in modern warfare.
The attack has highlighted the need for greater regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles, and has raised concerns about the increasing use of drones in warfare.
As tensions in the region continue to escalate, it is clear that the conflict in Ukraine is far from over.
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