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Ukraine war: Fire engulfs Russian oil refinery after drone attack in Krasnodar

Telegraph, 31 May 2023
A large fire that broke out at an oil refinery in southern Russia was caused by a Ukrainian drone strike, the local governor has claimed.

The fire at the Afipsky oil refinery was soon put out and there were no casualties, Governor Veniamin Kondratyev said.

The refinery is close to the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, near another refinery that has been attacked several times this month.

It comes a day after a suspected Ukrainian drone fleet hit Moscow’s wealthiest neighbourhoods in the first apparent attack on civilian targets since the war began.

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