NewsUkraine extends reach with daring drone strike in Russian Tatarstan

Ukraine extends reach with daring drone strike in Russian Tatarstan

Strike at the factory in Tatarstan. "Ukrainians as usual more cunning"
Strike at the factory in Tatarstan. "Ukrainians as usual more cunning"
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8:53 PM EDT, April 2, 2024

The Ukrainian Military Intelligence (HUR) launched an attack on a drone manufacturing site in Russia's Tatarstan. Analysts, journalists, and political scientists, including Jarosław Wolski, shared insights on the incident. Daria Kaleniuk, the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Action Center director, also provided her perspective.

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"Despite the strategic placement of the Shahed factory over 745 miles from Ukraine, beyond the reach of its known drones, Ukraine showcased its ingenuity by retrofitting a civilian aircraft into a kamikaze drone. This modified aircraft successfully struck the 'special economic zone' in Alabuga, Tatarstan," Jarosław Wolski noted on the X service.

Daria Kaleniuk, director of the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Action Center, reinforced Ukraine's resolve, stating, "Yes, we can. And we will continue to target military objectives within Russia for as long as it takes to achieve victory." She also shared her thoughts on the X service.

Strikes in Russia: Significant Explosions Recorded in Tatarstan

The HUR's offensive towards the Shahed facility in Tatarstan, situated more than 621 miles from Ukraine, was detailed on Telegram by

Ukrainska Pravda, citing Russian Telegram channels, shared a video capturing the exact moment the drone hit the factory on the X platform.

The footage highlighted the attack on facilities in Yelabuga, Tatarstan, where Shahed drones were reportedly assembled, according to the accompanying text.

Official reports from Tatarstan's local authorities, a constituent of the Russian Federation, confirmed strikes on establishments in both Yelabuga and Nizhnekamsk, leading to multiple explosions.

Source: PAP/X/Telegram

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