Airspace around Moscow's Vnukovo airport closed - Tass quotes officials

The airspace around Moscow's Vnukovo airport was closed early on Wednesday, Tass news agency quoted Russian aviation officials as saying.

The closure was ordered after officials said the military was repelling a drone attack on an airport in the western city of Pskov in which four military transport aircraft were damaged.

Russia also closed its Pskov airport in western Russia to civilian flights, Russia's air transport agency said, TASS reported.