Fire reported at military optics plant in Russia’s Bryansk Oblast
The workshop that caught fire belonged to or was leased by the Alexander company, which, produces high-precision optics for the Russian Defense Ministry.
The fire has reportedly been extinguished and no casualties were reported.
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Earlier, the Freedom of Russia Legion and the Russian Volunteer Corps (RVC) claimed to have “completely liberated” the settlement of Kozinka in Russia’s Belgorod Oblast, while also entering the town of Grayvoron.
Most residents in the Grayvoron district have evacuated, with the local administration having declared a “counter-terrorism operation,” said Belgorod Oblast Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov.
Andriy Yusov, a Main Intelligence Directorate HUR representative, told Ukrainian media that the Legion and RVC were engaged in the “creation of a security zone” in Russia’s Belgorod Oblast to protect Ukrainians.
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Mykhailo Podolyak, an advisor to the President’s Office, also confirmed that Ukraine has no connection to the actions of the Russian Volunteer Corps and the Legion in Belgorod Oblast.
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