Oil refinery in Russia region damaged in Ukraine drone attack: Authorities

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The Slavyansk oil refinery in Russia’s Krasnodar region has been forced to suspend some operations after being damaged in a Ukrainian drone attack, the state TASS news agency cited an executive overseeing the plant as saying on Saturday.

On the back foot on the battlefield in some places, Ukraine has been systematically targeting Russian energy infrastructure facilities — despite U.S. requests for it not to do so — in an attempt to disrupt Russia’s economy and, therefore, its ability to fund its war effort.

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