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Kremlin says Kyiv attempted an assassination of Putin

AFP
Published : May 3, 2023, 6:10 pm IST
Updated : May 3, 2023, 6:10 pm IST

The Kremlin called it a planned terrorist act and an attempt on the life of the President of the Russian Federation

In this file photo taken on April 12, 2023 A
 In this file photo taken on April 12, 2023 A "No Drone Zone" sign is pictured in front of the Russian national flag atop the Federation Council building, the upper chamber of Russia's parliament, in central Moscow. - The Kremlin said on May 3, 2023 it shot down two drones launched by Ukraine and accused Kyiv of attempting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AFP)

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Wednesday it shot down two drones launched by Ukraine and accused Kyiv of attempting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Two unmanned vehicles were aimed at the Kremlin... the devices were put out of action," the Kremlin said in a statement, calling the operation "a planned terrorist act and an attempt on the life of the President of the Russian Federation."

Tags: kyiv, vladimir putin, kremlin
Location: Russian Federation, Moscow (City), Moscow