US intel says Iran agreed to help Russia build more drones to use in Ukraine even as the Kremlin has denied it, report says

A drone approaches for an attack in Kyiv on October 17, 2022.
Iran has agreed to help Russia with attack drone production, according to The Washington Post.
Russia has not officially confirmed that drones it has used in Ukraine were Iranian.
A Russian defense advisor was caught on a hot mic last month saying “we all know the drones are Iranian.”

Iran has agreed to aid Russia with unmanned attack drones for its ongoing war in Ukraine, according to a report by The Washington Post that cited unnamed US officials.

Russia’s unprovoked war on Ukraine has persisted since February, despite Russian forces retreating from areas in the southern in recent weeks. Over the course of the last nine months, reports of war crimes, including rape and torture, against Ukrainian civilians have surfaced, with suicide drones being used to spread “terror and chaos,” experts have said. Russia has used more than 400 Iranian-made drones in its war against Ukraine, according to The Post.

While Russia has not…

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