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    Russia Fights Alleged Incursion from Ukraine for 2nd Day, Reports More Drone Attacks

    , Ukraine — Russian troops and security forces fought for a second day Tuesday against an alleged cross-border raid that blamed on Ukrainian saboteurs but which Kyiv portrayed as an uprising against the Kremlin by Russian partisans.

    Vyacheslav Gladkov, governor of the Belgorod region on the Ukraine border, said forces continued to sweep the rural area around the town of Graivoron, where the alleged attack on Monday took place. Twelve civilians were wounded in the attack, he said, and an elderly woman person died during the evacuation.

    Gladkov urged residents of the area who evacuated on Monday to stay put and not come back to their homes just yet. “We will let you know immediately … when it is safe,” Gladkov said. “Security agencies are carrying out all the necessary actions. We're waiting for the counterterrorism operation to be over.”

    It was impossible to independently verify who was behind the attack or what its aims were, and disinformation has been one of the weapons of the almost 15-month war.

    While it is not the first time has alleged an incursion by Ukrainian saboteurs, it is the first time the operation to counter the raid has continued for a second day, highlighting the struggles Moscow is facing amid its bogged-down invasion of Ukraine and embarrassing the Kremlin.

    The British Defense Ministry said Russian security forces “highly likely” clashed with partisans in at…

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