The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that the Ukrainian military tried to attack objects in Moscow and the Moscow region using a drone.
According to the report, around 03:00 on August 26, “an unmanned aerial vehicle was destroyed over the territory of the Istra district of the Moscow region by air defense on duty.”
The Ministry of Defense does not indicate whether there are victims due to the drone strike. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that, according to preliminary data, there were no casualties or damage.
Moscow airports Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo were again closed at night for the reception and departure of aircraft for about an hour, but at the moment they are operating normally, TASS reports citing aviation services. 24 flights were delayed, eight were cancelled.