Copyright © 2024 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Russia claims downing 30 drones from Ukraine in attack, targeting Belgorod Oblast

Russia reports a large-scale drone attack on its Belgorod Oblast, allegedly intercepting 30 UAVs, with one civilian ostensibly killed, 15 injured.
russia claims downing 30 drones from ukraine attack targeting belgorod oblast explosion alleged drone strike overnight 25 june 2024 screenshot telegram/belpepel burning
An explosion from an alleged drone strike in Belgorod, Russia, overnight on 25 June 2024. Screenshot: Telegram/belpepel.
Russia claims downing 30 drones from Ukraine in attack, targeting Belgorod Oblast

The Russian Ministry of Defense claimed that last night, Ukraine carried out a drone attack on Russia’s two regions, with 29 drones allegedly shot down in Belgorod Oblast adjacent to northwestern Ukraine, and one in the skies of Voronezh Oblast.

Vyacheslav Gladkov, the Governor of Belgorod Oblast, stated that the city of Belgorod and the Belgorod district were subjected to a “massive UAV attack,claiming that one civilian was killed and 15 more were injured, with three in critical condition in intensive care.

The governor reported damage across Belgorod and surrounding villages due to air attacks. In Belgorod, damages allegedly included shattered windows in residential and private properties. The wider area ostensibly saw similar destruction with homes, vehicles, and infrastructure damaged. Local air defenses intercepted several aerial targets, according to Gladkov.

In Belgorod’s Shebekino, as a result of a “direct hit of a shell, the administrative building of one of the enterprises caught fire. Firefighters liquidated the fire. The building was completely burnt down,” as per the governor.

All Russian claims have not been independently verified.

Related:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Will the West continue to support Ukraine?
    • Know what moves the world.
    • Premium journalism from across Europe.
    • Tailored to your needs, translated into English.
    Special discount
    for Euromaidan Press readers
    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts