Pro-Kremlin writer injured in car ‘explosion’

A PROMINENT pro-Kremlin writer and Russian nationalist was injured today in a car “explosion” and one other person was killed, the interior ministry said, after a string of recent drone attacks in Russia amid the fighting in Ukraine. 

“According to initial reports, one person was killed by the explosion, and the writer Zakhar Prilepin, who was in the car, was injured” in the Nizhny Novgorod region some 400km east of Moscow, the ministry said.