Ukrainian intelligence agents attempted to assassinate Vladimir Putin with an explosives-laden kamikaze plane but their secret mission failed after the drone allegedly crashed a few miles from their target.
Ukrainian forces reportedly launched a UJ-22 drone packed with 17 kilograms of explosives from Ukraine on Sunday with the aim of reaching a newly built industrial zone near Moscow where Putin was due to visit, a German newspaper reported. Build Claims.
But before the killer drone could reach the Rudnevo industrial region on its apparent mission to assassinate the Russian despot, it crashed just miles from the site, Bild alleged, citing a tweet by Ukrainian activist Yuriy Romanenko.
Romanenko, who claims to have close ties to Kiev’s intelligence services, alleged that Ukrainian intelligence agents received “intelligence” about Putin’s apparent trip to the industrial site and decided to fly the killer drone in an attempt to assassinate the president.
He claimed that the UJ-22 drone filled with 17 kilograms of C4 plastic explosive that crashed in the village of Voroskogo, 12 miles east of the Rudnevo industrial complex, was the one launched by Ukrainian forces as part of the assassination plot.
Ukrainian forces reportedly launched a UJ-22 drone, packed with 17 kilograms of explosives, from Ukraine on Sunday, Bild claimed. In the photo: a Ukrainian drone crashed near the village of Voroskogo
Yuriy Romanenko alleged that the UJ-22 drone packed with 17 kilograms of C4 plastic explosive that crashed in the village of Voroskogo, 12 miles east of the Rudnevo Industrial Park, was the one launched by Ukrainian forces as part of the assassination plot.
The UJ-22 drone is packed with 17 kg of C4 = plastic explosive
Ukrainian intelligence agents attempted to assassinate Vladimir Putin with an explosives-laden kamikaze plane, it was claimed.
In a tweet cited by Bild, Romanenko said: “Putin we are getting closer. Did everyone see the news of the plane that flew to Moscow but did not explode? So, this drone flew for a reason.”
Last week, our intelligence officers received information about Putin’s trip to the Rudnevo industrial region. Accordingly, our kamikaze drone took off, which flew past all the air defenses of the Russian Federation and crashed near the industrial zone.
A UJ-22 drone crashed near the village of Vorukugo on Sunday, with images posted on social media including Telegram showing the destroyed drone in a forest near Moscow.
The drone was loaded with 30 C4 plastic explosive blocks weighing 17 kilograms, which are often used by the US military.
Bild, citing Romanenko, claimed that the drone was supposed to crash into the Rudnevo industrial zone and kill Putin, who was expected to arrive at the site on Sunday.
Pavel Zarubin, Putin’s publicist, said Sunday morning that Putin plans to “visit an industrial zone in Moscow,” without specifying dates.
The UJ-22 drone, loaded with 17 kilograms of C4 plastic explosive, crashed in the village of Voroskogo on Sunday.
The UJ-22 drone was packed with 17 kilograms of C4 plastic explosive. It was claimed that the drone was intended to assassinate Putin
A video clip posted on social media showed that the lawn in front of the Rudnevo Industrial Park was painted green. It was said that this was a preparation for Putin’s arrival.
However, it is not clear when Putin was planning to visit the site given how secretive he has been about his travel plans due to fears of assassination plots, according to the Bild report.
It seems that Putin was not there until today. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin works in the Kremlin. The head of state does not plan any major public events.
However, Bild cited Romanenko’s claim that there had been an assassination attempt.
“Given how obsessed Putin is with his own security, this story could have huge implications for the Kremlin towers,” he said.
Ukraine expert Sergei Somlini told the newspaper: “It is clear that delivering a precise strike on the Russian head of state with a kamikaze drone is an almost impossible feat.
But the fact that such a drone would reach a place where Putin plans to stay is a slap in the face for the Russian dictator.
Those close to the autocrat said that Putin is incredibly paranoid about his safety and constantly fears that he will be assassinated.
The Russian autocrat even set up identical offices Ir Russia To confuse the killers is another sign that the tyrant is paranoid about his safety, said a Russian intelligence officer who fled the country over the Ukraine war earlier this month.
Putin has designed offices in his luxurious mansions in St Petersburg, Sochi and Novo-Ogaryovo to look the same, according to Gleb Karakulov, an officer in the Kremlin leader’s secret personal security service.
The rooms are identical, with identical details such as the desk and wall hangings, and official reports sometimes say he is in one place when he really is in another.
Putin speaks to Andrei Kostin in his office in Novo-Ogaryovo in 2017
This confirmed earlier media reports by Russian outlet Proekt Media showing how Putin’s office in the Black Sea city of Sochi and his residence in Novo-Ogaryovo near Moscow are identical. The Kremlin released photos of their meeting claiming it was in Novo-Ogaryovo in 2020 when in fact it was in Sochi (pictured)
The defector revealed that when Putin was in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, security officials would pretend he was leaving and deploy a plane and motorcade, when in fact he was still in the city.
“This is, firstly, a ruse to confuse foreign intelligence and, secondly, to prevent any attempts on his life,” Karakulov said. File Centera Russian investigative journalism project.
This confirmed previous reports by a Russian outlet Proekt Media It showed how identical Putin’s office in Sochi and his residence in Novo-Ogaryovo near Moscow were. The Kremlin had released photos of their meeting claiming it was in Novo-Ogaryovo when in fact it was in Sochi.