In the Belgorod region, the sounds of explosions are heard, which are heard from the direction of Ukraine. This was announced on Saturday, April 30, by the operational headquarters of the Belgorod region on Vkontakte.
“Everything is calm in Belgorod. Sounds are heard from Ukraine. If something happens, the governor, as always, will promptly notify the population, ”the comments to user questions say.
It is noted that after dark, the air defense system worked in the city.
At the same time, no arrivals from the Ukrainian border were reported.
Earlier, on the night of April 28, residents of the Belgorod region reported that “clap” was heard in the sky. A video was published on the Web with a view of the work of air defense in the night sky.
Ivan Bryzgalin, a spokesman for the region’s governor, confirmed to Izvestiya that an air defense system had been activated in the region.
On the eve of the sounds of an explosion in the region, said the governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov. According to him, he was awakened by a loud sound, similar to an explosion.
Earlier, on April 26, it became known that the village of Golovchino, Belgorod region, came under fire from the Ukrainian side. As Gladkov noted, several non-residential buildings and four houses were damaged.
Prior to this, on April 25, it was reported that the village of Nekhoteevka, Belgorod region, came under fire from the Ukrainian side. As a result, residential buildings and personal vehicles were damaged. There were no casualties among civilians.
In several regions of the Russian Federation bordering Ukraine, an increased level of terrorist threat has been introduced since April 11 amid possible provocations by the Ukrainian armed forces. The “yellow” level has been declared in five northern and two eastern regions of Crimea, in two regions of the Krasnodar Territory, in the territories of the Belgorod, Bryansk, Kursk regions and in two regions of the Voronezh region.
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the launch of a special operation to protect the civilian population of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR). It was preceded by an aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, an appeal by the leadership of the DPR and LPR to the Russian Federation with a request for help, and the subsequent recognition by Russia of the independence of the Donbass republics.
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