Putin admits Moscow has room to ‘work on’ its air defenses after drone attacks hit civilian areas in the capital

June 1, 2023

Business Insider:

Russian leader Vladimir Putin said Moscow’s defenses are working well, but admitted there “is something to work on” after local authorities said a series of drone attacks struck the capital.

“Moscow’s air defense system worked routinely, satisfactory,” he told state media outlet TASS on Tuesday. “Although, there is something to work on.”

At least eight drone attacks were launched at Moscow on Tuesday morning, with some drones striking residential areas and neighborhoods of Russia’s elite, Russia’s defense ministry said. Authorities said the drones inflicted minor damage, and that no one was seriously injured.

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