The reaction of the Kremlin
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the drone attack on Moscow, said, “the working day started early today” and Vladimir Putin received relevant information from the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the governor of the Moscow region and the mayor of Moscow “in direct mode”. According to him, all departments worked effectively. He also noted that we are talking about “the response of the Kiev regime to our very effective strikes on one of the decision-making centers on Sunday.” region with the start of the special operation in Ukraine, and whether the Kremlin is worried that the Russians are in danger in connection with the SVO.
“This once again confirms the need to continue the special operation and achieve the goals,” he said , noting that so far there are no plans for the president to address citizens in connection with the attack on Moscow and the Moscow region.
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Peskov did not comment on the level of security Moscow from drone attacks, as well as what residents should do if a drone flew into their window.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, in turn, said that out of eight Ukrainian drones, three were suppressed by electronic warfare in Moscow, five more were shot down by Pantsir air defense systems in the Moscow region. According to him, Kyiv “carried out a terrorist act in the Moscow region.” “I will note, on civilian objects,” he said.
The head of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy and Communications, Alexander Khinshtein, in his Telegram channel called the attack of Ukrainian drones on Moscow and the Moscow region a “new reality” that has to be realized, and in this situation one cannot succumb on provocations.
“Today’s repulsed squadron raid (8) of drones on Moscow is a new reality that needs to be realized. Of course, the first task of such attacks is the psychological impact. Cause panic, intimidate people, sow a sense of insecurity. We must not succumb to these provocations. The results of the air defense work showed the effectiveness of the protection system. However, this, of course, is not a reason for complacency: the security system should be strengthened as much as possible, ”
,” the deputy wrote.
According to him, it is necessary to strengthen measures security, especially in terms of countering drones, including the adoption of the necessary laws. According to him, the results of the work of air defense systems are “wonderful”, however, “one cannot underestimate the enemy.”
develop measures to counter such attacks. According to him, the military is doing everything necessary to counter the drones. He also called the UAV attack “an act of intimidation”. According to him, the “mostly informational” attack was intended to “raise a wave of panic that everyone will start procrastinating all this.”
“This became possible because we have a very large country and there will always be a loophole where a drone can fly by, bypassing the areas where air defense facilities are located, ”said Kartapolov.
Russian air defense systems.
“I ask you not to publish or comment anywhere on the footage of our air defense systems. I remind you that in the urban district of Istra, the flight of unmanned and aerial vehicles is limited!” she said. According to her, all emergency services are working as usual.
In turn, the Kommersant publication reported that the Investigative Committee in connection with the UAV attack will initiate a criminal case on terrorism, attempted mass murder and deliberate destruction or damage to property (Art. 205, Art. 30 and Art. 105, Art. 167 of the Criminal Code).
It is also reported that the Metropolitan Prosecutor’s Office revealed fakes on social networks about the circumstances of the drone attack to Moscow and warned the media and bloggers about administrative and criminal liability.
In addition, State Duma deputy Andrei Gurulev told the Shot Telegram channel what Russian citizens should do if they notice a drone in the sky. When asked by journalists whether it is necessary to film a flying UAV, Gululev replied that this should not be done. According to him, “we are now initiating and adopting laws. The issue of criminal liability for filming [drones].”
“First. what needs to be done is to report by number 112 that they saw a drone, such and such an area, such and such a point. This is the best option,” he said.
In turn, LDPR leader Leonid Slutsky supported the introduction of a GPS ban in Moscow.
“GPS is already somewhat muted, besides, drivers with electronic keys have a hard time starting cars. Everything that needs to be done is being done, but these are technological measures. We need to make strategic and military decisions,” he told reporters.
Answer of the Federation Council
Andrey Klishas, Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, in his Telegram channel said that the security of Russian cities can be ensured by the “demilitarization and denazification” of Ukraine.
“The only way to exclude attacks on Luhansk, Donetsk, Belgorod, Moscow is the denazification and demilitarization of the entire territory of the remnants of the former Ukrainian SSR,” he wrote.
Senators Sergey commented on the situation in a conversation with RIA Novosti Tsekov and Natalia Kosikhina. According to Tsekov, the attack by Ukrainian drones is an act of impotence. He added that Russia has the ability to fully respond to the enemy.
In turn, Kosikhina expressed confidence in the high level of work of operational and emergency services, which will not allow violators of the law to achieve their goal.
“I am deeply convinced that professionalism and long experience in dealing with such attacks will allow us to avoid significant destruction. I am sure that the relevant departments will definitely assess the actions, find and severely punish those who are engaged in cynical and immoral actions to attack the civilian population,” Kosikhina said.
TV presenter Vladimir Solovyov in his Telegram channel called for bringing to justice those who would disperse panic against the backdrop of the Ukrainian attack.
“It is clear that the Ukrainian CIPSO will not sit idly by. They are already sculpting fakes and will definitely throw them in to disperse panic among the residents of the capital. I think that everyone who picks it up should be prosecuted. All stuffing, deliberate publication of false, unverified information, must be stopped and prosecuted,” he wrote. not that a real threat”, but rather a psychological attack.
“And yet, even though the UAVs have flown to Moscow, this is not yet a real threat. To the city, whether to Muscovites. Much more of a psychological attack. Which is actually confirmed by the fact that the Ukrainian media, Western media and our fugitive oppositionists are synchronously joyfully writing about the drone attack on Moscow. You don’t have to believe everything that they write and tell with reference to my mother’s cousin’s brother, ”he wrote. , and on behalf of the Muscovites thanked the military personnel of the air defense forces.
What people say in Kiev , of course, we don’t,” said Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine.