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Ukraine denies Kremlin’s claim of drone assassination attempt on Putin

By Mary Ilyushina

03 May 2023 · 6 min read

Russia alleges Ukraine staged a drone attack on the Kremlin to assassinate President Putin; Ukrainian officials refute the accusation. The Washington Post examines the evidence and reactions.

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RIGA, Latvia - Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of staging a drone attack intended to kill President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin, an incendiary allegation that was forcefully denied by Ukrainian officials, some of whom warned it could be a pretext for Russia to escalate its war.

Russia said that it thwarted the attack and that Putin was not in the building at the time.

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