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Intense battles are taking place in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk Oblast, President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video address on June 8, amid reports that Ukraine's much-anticipated counteroffensive to regain territory is now underway.
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Ukrainian forces achieved some success around Bakhmut but suffered "significant" losses in personnel and heavy equipment, CNN wrote on June 8, citing U.S. officials. Although Kyiv's troops managed to overrun Russians in some areas, they encountered heavier resistance than expected, according to the report.

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1 injured as Russia shells Sumy Oblast 76 times on Feb. 26

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 26, 2023 11:32 PM 1 min read
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Russian troops fired 76 shells at four communities in Sumy Oblast on Feb. 26, the regional military administration reported on Facebook. One civilian was injured in the village of Budivelne.

Eleven residential buildings, the local power grid and a medical facility were damaged, and a store was completely destroyed, the report said.

The Russian military has shelled the northeastern oblast bordering Russia on a daily basis since it was fully liberated by the Ukrainian army in April 2022.

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