The Russians have used so-called kamikaze drones in an attack in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, unmanned single-use devices that are lost during their deployment.
At least one person was killed in operation, the French news agency AFP noted on the spot. There is also a report that there are multiple victims.
A number of kamikaze drones attacked a building of the National Academy of Sciences in the city’s northwest. Rescue workers retrieved at least one body in a military uniform from the complex.
According to the Ukrainians, several drones have been shot down. The remains of a plane were lying nearby on the ground.