Russia accused Ukraine of attempting to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin after reporting that two drones crashed into the Kremlin on Wednesday.
Videos circulating on social media appear to show a drone exploding and smoke rising over the roof of the Kremlin. Russia said in a statement posted to the Kremlin’s website that two drones were intercepted and shot down by Russian security forces and that the impacts caused no material damage to the Kremlin itself.
KREMLIN DRONE ATTACK— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) May 3, 2023
- Russia says two Ukrainian drones attacked Kremlin overnight
- Drones downed with no victims or material damage to the Kremlin
- Moscow says it was a terrorist attack and attempt on Putin's life
- Russia says it reserves right to respond when and how it… pic.twitter.com/loZA6c3Fvd