Source Russia claims destroying 42 drones over Crimea

The Russian Defense Ministry said on Aug. 25 that its air defense forces destroyed 42 Ukraine-launched drones over the Crimean Peninsula and one missile over Kaluga Oblast.

The ministry said nine drones were destroyed by air defense forces while 33 were suppressed by electronic warfare and crashed over Crimea without reaching their targets.

Mikhail Razvozhaev, the head of the illegal Russian occupation government of Sevastopol, claimed Russian air defense shot down a few drones on the city’s outskirts. According to preliminary information, no damages or casualties have been reported following the attack.