Explosion at Russian internal intelligence office

RUSSIA / FSU POLITICS - In Brief 17 Mar 2023 by Alex Teddy

On March 16 it killed 3 people and injured others. It is unclear if the explosion was caused by enemy action at Rostov on Don. The regional governor said that this explosion was caused by electric wiring. Ukraine has not commented on the incident. Ukraine has carried out numerous attacks in Russia but does not claim them. There have been approximately 43 Ukrainian attacks in Russian territory since February 2023. These have led to 36 deaths. Russia has sometimes sought to downplay them and sometimes it has emphasized them because it bolsters the Kremlin's narrative that Russia is fighting for its existence. Some of the incidents in Russia might be accidental fires. Ukraine likes to give a nod and a wink and imply that it is behind them.

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