• 13/04/2024 06:53

1000 km from Ukraine. What do we know about the attack on the Shahedi plant and oil refinery near Tatarstan?

Ukrainian drones today managed to hit the Shaheed assembly plant that oil refinery near Tatarstan. In addition, the most distant place is where Russian objects are located outside the cordons of Ukraine, while the minimum distance from the territories controlled by ZSU exceeds 1000 km.

RBC-Ukra She reveals in the material that there is information about the attack on factories in Tatarstan and their legacy.

During the preparation of the material, the following were reviewed: exclusive comments from Dzherel, Telegram channels Baza, Mash, the statement of the head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and the measure of Nizhnyokamsk Ramil Mullin, wikipedia.org and other data from the wicked jerels.

Telegram channels were the first to write about the drone attack. Following their data, the first bulges sprouted close to six wounds in the territory of the special economic zone (SEZ) “Alabuga”. Eyewitnesses shared footage of the drone spill and its accident one day later. After which the head of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, confirmed the UAV attack on low enterprises near Yelabuz and Nizhnyokamsk.

“Today's attacks on the enterprises of the republic in Ylabuz and Nizhnyokamsk were caused by an attack by unmanned lethal vehicles,” he wrote. traditionally. In other words, “there are no serious ruins, and the technological process of enterprises has not been destroyed.”

“Unfortunately, Elabuzia suffered from the destruction of its premises. They are receiving all the necessary assistance. All services are in advanced readiness,” adds Minnikhanov.

But it’s true, as the Russian Telegram channels themselves write, the legacy of the attack is still there and the stench is noticeable.

Plant for the collection of “Shahedi” and herds

As it became known to RBC-Ukraine over the years, the intelligence services aimed to attack this united states by becoming a plant for assembling kamikaze drones “Shahed”, which the Russians are labeling as “Geranium-2”. The operation was organized by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, as a result of the strike there was a significant collapse of military tension, which revealed the presence of a coronavirus. they hit the campus of the local college “Ylabuga Polytech”. Pro-Kremlin media write about the accident of one drone, at least 7 people were injured.

What a good thing, back in 2023, the Russian opposition group “Protocol” wrote that students from “Alabuga” were being recruited to recruit “Shahed” drones for the front. Children between the ages of 15 and 17 have to work hard, sometimes without interruption in sleep, and work threatens their health.

Photo: one of the drones, behind the stronghold of the occupiers, having fallen into the village, where students are located ( rosZMI)

What do you know about the Alabuga Special Economic Zone?

“Alabuga” is a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Yelabuz district of Tatarstan. Roztashova is 10 km from Yelabuga, 25 km from Naberezhnye Chelny, 40 km from Nizhnyokamsk and 210 km from Kazan. It occupies an area of ​​3903.5 hectares.

In 2015, 2016 and 2017, it was awarded the title of the largest SEZ in Europe for great business by fDiIntelligence magazine (part of the Financial Times group).

In 2019, the “Alabuga” region became the largest special economic zone of the industrial and vegetable production type in Russia, generating 59% of total revenue and 34% of tax collections from all unified economic zones of the region, which will ensure 3 9% of private investments in Russian SEZ.

Photo: hidden view of the Alabuga SEZ (wikipedia.org)

After the beginning of the large-scale invasion of the Russian troops into Ukraine, a lot of foreign companies that planned to become residents of “Alabuga” and have their own businesses there, came to the conclusion of these plans. In addition, great residents began to leave the OEZ, among them the American automaker Ford, which is the capital of a large enterprise with the Russian Sollers group with the release of light commercial vehicles Ford Transit.

It is important to note that in this economic zone there is another “fat” target for Ukrainian drones – the Elaz-Naftoproduct oil refinery. Initially, reports were spreading that this oil refinery plant had already been destroyed by attack, but later it became clear that they were talking about the Taneco oil refinery.

Oil refinery near Nizhnyokamsk

What do you know about the attack on this oil refinery near Tatarstan? RBC-Ukraine learned from intelligence agencies that Ukrainian drones managed to hit the Taneco oil refinery in Nizhnyokamsk. These were the entire forces of the Ukrainian Security and Defense Forces.

At this point, the Baza Telegram channel writes that the attack was carried out by one drone. Three victims are reported.

Photo: Nizhnyokamsk oil refinery under attack (RosZMI)

With a commentary on the latest measures and measures of Nizhnyokamsk Ramil Mullin. He reported that the drone had effectively “tried to attack a petroleum refinery plant,” but it was allegedly strangled by radio electronic warfare systems. In his words, “the ruin resulted in no casualties.” In addition, according to the statements, it is necessary to read the photo in the margin, de, how to strengthen the growth of ZMI is shown, I will burn at the refinery. According to previous data, the drone hit one of the installations, which caused a fire.

It is extremely important that the Taneko oil refinery plant (Tatarstan Oil Refinery Complex) of the Tatnafta company was founded in 2005. The largest oil refinery, built from scratch in post-Russian Russia. In 2022, the region rose to fifth place in the ranking of the largest oil refineries in the country with a processing capacity of 16.2 million tons of oil on the river.

Photo : “Taneko” is a current enterprise in the Russian Federation, as they recently forgot (Getty Images)

Drone attacks in Russia

It is likely that Russian targets are often subject to drone strikes. Zokrema, there are rumors of massive attacks on Russian oil and gas enterprises. And if the closest points of impact were located at a distance of up to 100 km, then the farthest ones – up to 900 km (terminal in Ust-Luga near St. Petersburg). Today, even if not turned off, Ukrainian drones managed to set a “record”, having reached the mark of over 1000 km and hitting targets.

It is important to note that for Russia such attacks have the greatest success. Recently, British intelligence reported that the Russians are experiencing oil refining pressure due to attacks by strike drones, and damaged oil refineries will continue to operate through further sanctions against industrial enterprises and restrictions on imports. oh possession to the extreme aggressor.

Ba more, 1st quarter of time Bloomberg reported that the Russian Federation is speeding up diesel exports after attacks on oil refineries.

President Volodymyr Zelensky recently confirmed that the United States will not take a positive view of drone strikes on oil refineries in the Russian Federation. The head of the state also appreciates that stopping Russian attacks on Ukraine’s energy system is only possible if the Russians are forced to pay a similar price.

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