Russia accuses Ukraine of airstrikes on Belgorod: What we know about the attack on the oil depot

Russia accuses Ukraine of airstrikes on Belgorod: What we know about the attack on the oil depot

Russia says two workers were injured in an airstrike on an oil complex. Moscow blamed Kiev for refusing to respond. This is the first attack by Ukrainians on Russian soil since the beginning of the conflict.

This Friday, April 1, an airstrike targeted an oil depot in Belgorod, Russia. Moscow, located near the border between Russia and Ukraine, and the governor of the region point fingers.

“Helicopters fired rockets at us.”

“The fire at the oil depot was caused by an air strike by two Ukrainian Army helicopters into Russian territory at low altitude,” the governor of the region Belgorod said in a telegram account.

Russia says two workers at an oil complex were injured in the attack. “Helicopters fired rockets at us (…) windows were damaged, equipment was damaged or damaged (…) roofs were damaged,” the factory director was quoted as saying, quoting a government-run task force. News Agency.

The Kremlin quickly condemned an incident that did not go so far as to “create the conditions for the talks to continue.” The Turkish-led Ukrainian-Russian delegation continued talks on Friday.

Kyiv said Ukraine’s involvement could not be confirmed or denied.

If the origin of this attack is confirmed, it will be the first military operation by Ukrainians on Russian soil since the beginning of the conflict. But this Friday, Ukrainian diplomat Dmitry Kouleba declined to comment on the attack. He said Ukraine’s involvement could not be confirmed or denied because it did not have all the military information.

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The provocation was provoked by the Ukrainian Defense Minister. “Ukraine should not be held responsible for all miscalculations, tragedies and incidents in Russian territory,” said Oleksandre Motosyanik, referring to the bombings at a depot on Wednesday. An explanation.

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