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Ukrainian drones hit oil depot in St Petersburg

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 09:59
Ukrainian drones hit oil depot in St Petersburg
St Petersburg Oil Terminal. stock photo: open sources

The attack on an oil depot in Russia's Leningrad Oblast by Ukrainian drones on the night of 17-18 January was a special operation by the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine.

Source: Ukrainian Pravda's source in the Defence Intelligence 

Quote: "This is a Defence Intelligence operation involving modern Ukrainian assets. Data collection continues, and there are confirmed strikes on targets.

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Now, military facilities in St Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast are within reach of Ukrainian forces."

Details: When asked if this was the first time Ukrainian drones had attacked Leningrad Oblast, the source replied: "Not the first time, but there are differences this time, and the enemy has felt them."

Background: On 18 January, the Russian Defence Ministry reported an attack by Ukrainian drones, in particular in Leningrad Oblast, where a UAV was supposedly shot down. At the same time, Astra Telegram channel stated that the drone crashed and exploded on the territory of the St Petersburg Oil Terminal.

For reference: According to Russian media, the Petersburg Oil Terminal is the largest Russian oil transshipment terminal in the Baltic region.

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