Moscow was again attacked by drones on the night of August 1. Two of them were shot down by air defense means on the approach, Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said in Telegram. One drone hit a tower in the Moscow City complex, which was damaged in the last attack. The facade at the level of 21 floors was damaged. The glazing of 150 square meters was damaged.
The Defense Ministry said in Telegram that two Ukrainian UAVs were destroyed in the air by air defense systems over the territory of Odintsovo and Narofominsk districts of Moscow Region. Another one was suppressed by means of electronic warfare and, having lost control, crashed on the territory of the complex of non-residential buildings of Moscow-City”. There is no information on casualties.
There is information that the tower houses the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Vnukovo airport was closed for arrivals and departures during the Moscow drone attack. Airplanes were diverted to other airports. For example, according to the online scoreboard, a flight from Dubai was diverted to Domodedovo. Now the airport has resumed normal operations, Kommersant reported.
Recall that during the last attack on the night of July 30, the building of the government complex in the IQ-quarter and “Eye-2” in Moscow-City were damaged.