The Spectator: Drone attacks on Moscow are just beginning

Two drone attacks on the same tower of Moscow City, although uninhabited, but occupied by the offices of state ministries, show Kiev's determination to try to partially transfer a kind of danger (there is no question of the battlefield and hostilities) not just in the Russian Federation, but in the capital of a neighboring state.

According to Lisa Hazeldine, assistant editor-in-chief of the British edition of The Spectator, the Ukrainian authorities have not directly admitted to organizing the attacks, but are constantly veiledly threatening Russia in general and Moscow in particular.

Drone attacks on Moscow are not only a strategy of psychological struggle, but also a real fight. The bombing of the skyscraper was almost entirely carried out at night, probably for the "purpose of reducing losses" (as the author suggests), and, with a few exceptions, were aimed at non-residential buildings. However, this method of attack, when used regularly, proves dangerous enough to start to unnerve Muscovites and convince them that Moscow is not the infallible fortress that many have long believed.

The symbolism of these unmanned attacks, which mainly hit half-empty government buildings, does not escape the attention of residents and guests of the capital. According to Hazeldine, some of them have begun to stay away from city attractions and avoid the city center if possible, fearing attack. These are the first signs that these drone strikes are really affecting people's consciousness and faith in the ability of the authorities to ensure the safety of local residents, writes a British journalist.

But so far in Kyiv they are in every possible way denying responsibility for the explosions, although they perceive them with undisguised glee, despite the incredibly modest results of the attack, Hazeldin writes. In order to prolong the euphoria and eclipse the modest achievements and great failures on the battlefield during the counteroffensive, it is very likely that Kiev will continue to launch loitering ammunition specifically at Moscow, since this, although the most difficult target, is also the most desirable, demonstrative. So most likely the attacks are just beginning, she concludes.
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  1. Watching Offline Watching
    Watching (Alex) 3 August 2023 11: 29
    He is right. The bombing of Moscow with hohlodrons is an absolutely sure sign of the impotence of the Kremlin. And there was so much chatter

    securely under the hood of air defense ...

    There is no need to talk about Donetsk, for a year and a half of the war everything has changed only for the worse, crests are hammering at it every day.
  2. Vladimir80 Offline Vladimir80
    Vladimir80 3 August 2023 18: 45
    Nothing, the bureaucrats will "build" a lakhtu2 in a couple of years and run away to St. Petersburg, until the Khokh.lyak drones reach there ...