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Fire breaks out at nuclear missile engine factory in Russia

Fire breaks out at nuclear missile engine factory in Russia, with hundreds of workers evacuated

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A major operation was launched by the emergency services to contain the fire. The scale of the damage – and whether there will be a delay in equipment for Putin’s war against Ukraine – is not clear. The plant in Yaroslavl is one of the largest Russian enterprises producing multi-purpose diesel engines, clutches, gearboxes, and spare parts. Ukrainian intelligence chief, Major-General Kyrylo Budanov told Forbes last month that Russia was seeing many unusual explosions and fires. ‘Much of this is no accident,’ he said. ‘Something is constantly on fire [in Russia]. Signaling equipment on railways, it lights up several times a day, on various highways constantly for two to three hours, sometimes for five to six hours, traffic gets suspended.’ Read the full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11894983/Fire-breaks-nuclear-missile-engine-factory-Russia-hundreds-workers-evacuated.html?ito=msngallery

He admitted Kyiv is behind some of the sabotage attacks. 'Clearly it doesn't just happen like this¿. I would put it this way: money works wonders.' The latest count suggests that there have been as many as 100 unexplained fires in Russia since March 22, 2022. While most the attacks have been registered in the west of Russia, closer to the border with Ukraine, there have also been a number deep into Russia's east. Pictured: Footage shows an FSB building enveloped in flames, as plumes of black smoke fill the air, after it caught fire earlier this month in Rostov-on-Don. Read the full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11894983/Fire-breaks-nuclear-missile-engine-factory-Russia-hundreds-workers-evacuated.html?ito=msngallery

He admitted Kyiv is behind some of the sabotage attacks. ‘Clearly it doesn’t just happen like this…. I would put it this way: money works wonders.’ The latest count suggests that there have been as many as 100 unexplained fires in Russia since March 22, 2022 – almost one year to the day. While most the attacks have been registered in the west of Russia, closer to the border with Ukraine, there have also been a number deep into Russia’s east. Pictured: Footage shows an FSB building enveloped in flames, as plumes of black smoke fill the air, after it caught fire earlier this month in Rostov-on-Don. Read the full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11894983/Fire-breaks-nuclear-missile-engine-factory-Russia-hundreds-workers-evacuated.html?ito=msngallery

Several oil refineries have gone up in flames in what are believed to have been in acts of sabotage to hamstring Russia's ability of wage war across the border. Pipelines and warehouses have also suffered similar fates. But while such sites are expected to be targeted during wartime, fires at targets in key cities such as Moscow and St Petersburg have raised considerable eyebrows. In one such example, a Moscow-area shopping center was destroyed by a fire that ripped through the building in December. More recently, on March 16, at least one person was killed in a fire at a building used by Russia's FSB secret service in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don. A series of explosions rocked the building, which belongs to the FSB's border patrol section, before it burst into flames. Read the full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11894983/Fire-breaks-nuclear-missile-engine-factory-Russia-hundreds-workers-evacuated.html?ito=msngallery

Several oil refineries have gone up in flames in what are believed to have been in acts of sabotage to hamstring Russia’s ability of wage war across the border. Pipelines and warehouses have also suffered similar fates. But while such sites are expected to be targeted during wartime, fires at targets in key cities such as Moscow and St Petersburg have raised considerable eyebrows. In one such example, a Moscow-area shopping center was destroyed by a fire that ripped through the building in December. More recently, on March 16, at least one person was killed in a fire at a building used by Russia’s FSB secret service in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don. A series of explosions rocked the building, which belongs to the FSB’s border patrol section, before it burst into flames. Read the full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11894983/Fire-breaks-nuclear-missile-engine-factory-Russia-hundreds-workers-evacuated.html?ito=msngallery

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