Three drones downed in Moscow region

Russian air defence systems downed two drones in the Moscow region, the Russian capital’s mayor Sergey Sobyanin said on Sunday, adding that no casualties or damage had been reported.

Russia’s Defence Ministry also reported downing a Ukrainian drone near the Moscow region's Domodedovo district on Sunday, as well as another six drones over annexed Crimea.

Almost 30 flights from three Moscow airports were delayed and nine more cancelled on Sunday morning as a result the drone attacks.

Elsewhere in Russia, the governor of the Oryol region, Andrey Klychkov, said on Sunday morning that a downed drone had hit a non-residential building but that nobody had been injured.

Another drone was detected in the Tula region of central Russia, Telegram news channels reported. It was neutralised by electronic warfare, according to Telegram channel Shot.

A Ukrainian drone was also intercepted in the central Voronezh region on Sunday morning, the Defence Ministry said.

Russian air defence systems also destroyed two drones over the central Russian regions of Kaluga and Tver late on Saturday night, according to the Defence Ministry.

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