A Ukrainian drone hit an administrative building in the Russian city of Kursk, near the border with Ukraine, on Sunday. The attack caused “insignificant damage” to the roof of the complex, according to the regional governor’s version Roman Starovoitwhich avoided commenting on whether the attack had caused fatalities.
Kyiv has not yet claimed responsibility for the operation, but both Russian and Ukrainian media reported that the attacked building housed the regional offices of the main Russian security agencythe Federal Security Service, known by its acronym as FSB.
The Kursk region, bordering Ukraine, has been a recurring target of Ukrainian attacks since the counteroffensive began.
The operation also took place two days after the attack with Storm Shadow missiles against the headquarters of the Russian fleet in the Black Sea, which left a dozen dead among the ranks of the Russian Armed Forces, according to the head of intelligence. ukrainian military, Kyrylo Budanov.
Meanwhile, Russian military airstrikes on Sunday killed two people and wounded three others in Kherson province, according to the Ukrainian governor. Oleksandr Prokudin.
Russian troops attacked the city of Berislav. They destroyed an unknown number of private homes. As a result, a woman lost her life and three people were injured, including a police officer. Another airstrike also killed a 67-year-old man in the town of Lvove, Prokudin said.
The two towns attacked are located in the part of the Kherson region controlled by Ukraine, where the Dnieper River, which divides the province, has marked a battle line since Russian troops withdrew in November 2022.