Russia's explanation about who attacked its bases in Syria keeps getting stranger

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Russian Federation hinted on Thursday that Ukraine manufactured the explosives used in an attempted drone attack on its military bases in Syria, following claims linking Turkey and the U.S. to the attack.

The MoD said there were no casualties or damage in the incidents, but warned that similar technology could be used to wage terror anywhere in the world.

Saying that regular drones are usually capable of carrying and dropping only low-yield explosives, the analyst told Sputnik Turkey, "UAVs which are capable of dropping bombs and projectiles used in airplane strikes are in service with the United States military". US Forces say they've seen ISIS use drones in the past, but this is the first time so many were used in a single attack. The drone strike is the latest of a recent flurry of mysterious attacks against Russian forces in Syria, and military officials are still clueless as to who's behind them.

Russian military sites in Syria were targeted in two major attacks in the past two weeks, one on New Year's Eve and another on January 6.

According to the ministry, a special operation was held to spot and eliminate it.

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"The fact that the terrorists received the method to assemble the pilotless drones from overseas shows that the threat is not only in Syria". This can happen in other countries and not only against military targets.

"Serious attention and organisation on the worldwide level is needed to neutralise such threats", he added.

Moscow claims that several armed drones attacked Russian bases in Syria.

The attack heightened tensions between Russian Federation and Turkey, which wields significant influence with some rebel groups in Idlib.

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise visit to Syria last month where he ordered the start of a pullout of Russian troops, saying their task in the war-torn country had been largely completed. Millions have been displaced.

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