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Kremlin drones certainly don’t look like a cunning plan by Moscow

By Dan Sabbagh

04 May 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

Who exactly flew drones over the Kremlin and why? The Guardian weighs in on the latest developments in the Ukraine war and questions whether the attack was part of a Russian conspiracy.

Who exactly flew two drones over the Kremlin at around 3am on Wednesday is likely to be one of many questions that will remain unanswered until the Ukraine war ends, if not some while after that.

But it is curious how many want to speculate about a Kremlin false-flag operation given how embarrassing it is to see video footage of drones flying over the Senate dome, housing Vladimir Putin’s presidential offices, before they were blown up.

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