Ukraine has vowed to launch further drone strikes on Moscow and Crimea after being blamed for attacks on the Russian capital and annexed-Black Sea peninsula.

Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister, said: “At night drones attacked the capital of ‘the orcs’ [Moscow] and Crimea. Electronic warfare and air defence are already less able to defend the skies of the occupiers.”

Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now:

Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.