The DispatchThe Dispatch

The mysterious battle of Belgorod, explained

By Charlotte Lawson

25 May 2023 · 4 min read

informed Summary

  1. Two groups of Russian nationals have taken credit for the attack on Belgorod, Russia, which left one person dead and eight injured.

Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine took a surprising turn this week—into Russia. Even more shocking: The offensive looks to have been executed by Russian nationals allied with Ukrainian forces attempting to sow panic within Russia.

It may be working.

Sign in to informed

  • Curated articles from premium publishers, ad-free
  • Concise Daily Briefs with quick-read summaries
  • Read, listen, save for later, or enjoy offline
  • Enjoy personalized content