NFrom the perspective of the Ukrainian presidential adviser, Mykhailo Podolyak, the explosion in the Russian city of Taganrog that, this Friday, caused at least 15 injuries, reflected “the incompetence, malice and irresponsibility of the ‘elite’” of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, calling the incident “an unconditional consequence of the full-scale war initiated by Russia”.
“Everything that is happening in Russia, including in Taganrog, is a unconditional consequence of the large-scale war initiated by Russia, the uncontrolled processes of disintegration of management systems at various levels and the growing internal protests”, began by listing the person responsible, through the social network Twitter.
Podolyak did not stop there, pointing out that “investigations are needed to establish the immediate causes of the explosions”. However, in his view, ’causes and consequences’ are clear: the incompetence, malice and irresponsibility of ‘Putin’s elite’…”, shot.
Everything happening in Russia, including Taganrog, is an unconditional consequence of the large-scale war initiated by Russia, uncontrolled processes of disintegration of management systems at various levels, and growing internal protests. Investigations are needed to establish…
— Mykhailo Podolyak (@Podolyak_M) July 28, 2023
It should be noted that the Russian Ministry of Defense accused Ukraine of having carried out a terrorist attack on Russian territory, following the explosion that devastated the city of Taganrog and which caused at least 15 injuries.
“The Kyiv regime carried out a terrorist attack with an anti-aircraft missile from the S-200 air defense system converted into an attack version against residences in the city of Taganrog, in the Rostov region”, informed the entity, adding that “the systems Russian air defense agents detected a Ukrainian missile and intercepted it in mid-air.”
According to the same organization, quoted by Sky News, “fragments of a downed Ukrainian missile fell in the territory of Taganrog”, so that “several buildings were damaged and there were also casualties among civilians”.
For his part, the governor of the Rostov region, Vasily Golubev, indicated that there are no fatalities and that the injured are all light.
Launched on February 24, the Russian military offensive in Ukraine has already caused the flight of more than 14.6 million people, according to the most recent data from the United Nations (UN), which classifies this refugee crisis as the worst in Europe since World War II (1939-1945).
The entity also confirmed that more than 9,287 civilians have died since the beginning of the war and 25,671 were injured, underlining, however, that these numbers are far below the real ones.
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