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# Drone attacks

This week
28th May 2023 - 30th May 2023
# War in Ukraine
Massive Russian drone attack marks dawn of Kyiv Day in Ukrainian capital
A man was killed and woman injured when debris fell on a seven-storey non-residential building and started a fire
Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Russia
Drones damage building of oil pipeline in Russia's Pskov region
There were no reported casualties, and an investigation was still ongoing.
This month
May 2023
# War in Ukraine
Russia steps up bombardment following drone strike on Kremlin
One Ukrainian military official said the capital has not experienced such heavy attacks since the war began.
Russia has launched a series of aerial attacks against Ukraine in an apparent response to the drone attack against the Kremlin yesterday.
Russia has blamed Ukraine for that drone strike.
The Kremlin has claimed the US was the orchestrator of yesterday's drone strike
This year
# Drone attacks
DAA given green light to buy frequency jamming anti-drone technology for use at Dublin Airport
No primary legislation is required to enable its use at the airport, it is believed.
# Kyiv
Russia says more than 60 soldiers killed in Ukrainian strike
However, Kyiv said that nearly 400 Russian troops were killed in Makiivka.
Last year
# Russia
US says it hasn't 'enabled' Ukraine strikes inside Russia, after spate of drone attacks
Kyiv did not directly claim responsibility but neither did it criticise the action.
All time
# eye in the sky
War waged by remote control: What goes on behind the scenes of a drone attack
The new movie, Eye in the Sky, puts drone warfare under the spotlight.
'I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments'
The drone programme has been referred to as a “global assassination campaign” that has murdered over 4,000 people, writes Julien Mercille.
# Pakistan
Pakistan's parliament condemns Bin Laden raid, US drone attacks
Pakistan’s parliament has condemned the fatal US raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound and called for an independent inquiry. It has also voted to ban NATO transit convoys until US drone attacks in the country cease.
# Pakistan
US missiles kill 25 people 'including women and children' in Pakistan
The attack, aimed at targeting Taliban militants, is unlikely to improve already strained and deteriorating relations between Washington and Islamabad.