Though additional evidence wasn’t needed as confirmation, the nocturnal barrage of strikes on multiple areas inside Russia overnight Wednesday was another clear reminder of the extent to which Ukraine relies on military and adapted enterprise and consumer drones to successfully battle against Moscow’s invasion.

News reports during the night of Tuesday to Wednesday detailed drone strikes by Ukraine of six different regions inside Russia. Those represented perhaps the strongest sign yet of Kyiv’s intention to take the war Moscow unilaterally launched in February 2022 back to its source. 

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The series of attacks were carried out in flurries of four hours or more, forcing airports in the Russian capital and western city of Pskov to halt all air traffic.

The multiplication and intensity of the aerial operation created the desired psychological siege…