Videos show Russian airport burning as Putin hit by major overnight blitz

Videos have captured the aftermath of an overnight blitz on a Russian airport.

Russian media reported this morning that a drone attack damaged the airport in Pskov, a city to the country’s northwest, this morning.

Local agencies have said two Ilyushin 76 military transport planes were damaged in the blast, with the city’s governor posting the dramatic footage on Telegram.

Regional governor Mikhail Vedernikov said officials had deployed military personnel to repel the attack.

He said: “The defence ministry is repelling a drone attack on Pskov’s airport.”

The governor, who claimed to have been at the scene of the attack, added that there were no reported victims.

He added in his Telegram post: “According to preliminary information, there are no victims.”

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