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    Russia Launches 3-Hour Drone Attack on Odesa as Ukrainian Drones Target Moscow Again

    Russia Launches 3-Hour Drone Attack on Odesa as Ukrainian Drones Target Moscow Again

    , and Ukraine traded drone attacks early Wednesday, officials said, with Kyiv apparently targeting again and the Kremlin's forces launching another bombardment of Ukrainian grain storage depots in what have recently become signature tactics in the almost 18-month war.

    A three-hour nighttime Russian drone attack in Ukraine's southern Odesa region overnight Tuesday caused a blaze at grain facilities, Odesa Regional Military Administration Head Oleh Kiper wrote on the Telegram messaging app.

    Ukrainian air defense systems downed nine Shahed drones, Kiper said.

    “Unfortunately, there are hits on production and transshipment complexes,” he said, adding that no casualties had been reported.

    Russia zeroed in on Odesa last month, crippling significant parts of the port city's grain facilities, days after President Vladimir Putin broke off Russia's participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative. That wartime deal enabled Ukraine's exports to reach many countries facing the threat of hunger.

    Russian officials, meanwhile, claimed to have downed Ukrainian drones in Moscow and the surrounding region early Wednesday, the defense ministry and the mayor said. No casualties were reported in the drone attack, which has become almost a daily occurrence in the Russian capital.

    Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said one drone smashed into a building under construction in Moscow City, a prestigious…

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