Krasnodar Oblast oil refinery in Russia hit again - just weeks after it was forced to suspend operations

A fire broke out at an oil refinery in Russia's Krasnodar Oblast
A fire broke out at an oil refinery in Russia's Krasnodar Oblast

A fire ignited at an oil refinery in Sloviansk-on-Kuban in Russia's Krasnodar Oblast overnight on June 6, the Crimean Wind Telegram channel reported.

The same refinery was forced to suspend operations after a drone attack on May 19.

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"Satellites are detecting a fire at the long-suffering refinery in Sloviansk-on-Kuban, Krasnodar Oblast," the report stated.

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Крымский ветер / Telegram
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Крымский ветер / Telegram

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A series of explosions occurred overnight on June 6 in Rostov Oblast, igniting a fire at the Novoshakhtinsk oil refinery.

Russian propagandists claimed that Ukrainian Armed Forces drones carried out the attack.

A few hours later, another explosion was reported in Belgorod Oblast. Local authorities claimed that a drone attacked the refinery near Stary Oskol

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