Drone Strike on Moscow’s Kremlin: Putin Uninjured, but Tensions Mount with Ukraine
5/3/23 A drone strike occurred on the Moscow Kremlin, the seat of the Russian government. Although Russian President Vladimir Putin was uninjured, the attack has led to tensions between Russia and Ukraine. The Ukrainian government denies involvement in the attack, but Russian officials have accused them of being responsible.
According to reports, the drone was carrying explosives and crashed into a building in the Kremlin. The Russian government has called the attack a “planned terrorist action” and has vowed to take action against those responsible. The incident has raised concerns about escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine, which have been at odds since the annexation of Crimea in 2014.
The drone strike is the latest in a series of incidents between Russia and Ukraine. In recent months, there have been reports of increased military activity in the region, and Russia has accused Ukraine of violating a ceasefire agreement. The attack on the Kremlin has further strained relations between the two countries, and there are fears that it could lead to a wider conflict.
Former Russian President Calls for Assassination of Ukrainian President Zelensky
In the wake of the drone strike on the Moscow Kremlin, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for the assassination of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Medvedev, who served as president from 2008 to 2012, made the call on his Facebook page, accusing Zelensky of being behind the attack.
The call for assassination has sparked outrage in Ukraine and around the world. Zelensky himself has condemned the attack on the Kremlin and denied any involvement. Ukrainian officials have accused Russia of trying to provoke a conflict by blaming Ukraine for the attack.
The call for assassination is a worrying development in the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. It highlights the deep-seated animosity between the two countries and the potential for further violence and instability in the region.
Kremlin Denounces Alleged Drone Strike as “Planned Terrorist Action”
The Russian government has denounced the drone strike on the Moscow Kremlin as a “planned terrorist action.” In a statement, the Kremlin said that the attack was a “cowardly attempt to destabilize the country” and vowed to take action against those responsible.
The Russian government has not provided any evidence to support its claim that Ukraine was behind the attack. However, Russian officials have accused Ukraine of being responsible and have called for a “tough response” to the incident.
The denouncement of the drone strike as a terrorist action is significant because it suggests that the Russian government sees the incident as a deliberate act of aggression rather than an accident or mistake. It also raises the possibility of a military response, which could further escalate the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.