Kremlin's Response to the "Planned Terrorist Action"
The Kremlin deemed the attack a "planned terrorist action" and stated its right to retaliate, according to RIA.
Russian Defenses Thwart Drone Attack
Two drones, reportedly targeting Putin's residence within the Kremlin citadel, were disabled by Russian defenses. The Kremlin confirmed that Putin was not injured and no material damage occurred.
Assassination Attempt Coincides with Victory Day
RIA stated that the Kremlin viewed this assassination attempt as a planned terrorist act on the eve of Victory Day and the May 9 Parade.
Putin's Schedule Unaffected by Attack
Despite the alleged attack, Putin has not altered his schedule and continues to work as usual.
Russia's Right to Retaliate
The Russian government reserves the right to take retaliatory measures when and where appropriate.
Unverified Video of Incident Circulates Online
An unverified video shared on Russian social media, including the military news outlet Zvezda, shows pale smoke rising behind the main Kremlin Palace after the alleged incident.