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The Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported on Sept. 23 that Russian forces shelled populated areas along the border of Sumy Oblast 21 times throughout the day, killing one person.
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Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and the first U.S. Special Representative for Economic Recovery in Ukraine Penny Pritzker had their first online meeting on Sept. 23 to discuss energy, demining, housing restoration, critical infrastructure, and the economy.
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After latest inspections, authorities find over 30% of bomb shelters in Ukraine unsuitable for use

by Rachel Amran June 12, 2023 3:12 AM 1 min read
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Out of the nearly 63,000 bomb shelters across Ukraine inspected by the authorities as of June 10, around one-third are closed or unsuitable for use, the State Emergency Service reported in a post on Facebook.

Among the 62,912 shelters inspected, close to the total number of shelters across the country, 23.6% were deemed unsuitable for use and another 9.3% were closed.

In Kyiv, 4,655 shelters were examined, of which 34% were unfit for use and another 0.6% were closed.

Ukrainian authorities initiated a nationwide audit after two women and a nine-year-old child were killed by missile debris in Kyiv on June 1 when they could not access a nearby bomb shelter.

The incident sparked outrage towards authorities for not ensuring the proper safeguarding of the civilian population amid constant Russian attacks.

Ukraine war latest: Ukraine liberates at least 3 settlements in Donetsk Oblast
Key developments on June 11: * Ukraine liberates 3 villages, makes progress in Donetsk Oblast * Russian troops attack evacuation boat, killing 3, injuring 23 in Kherson Oblast * Water level drops in Kherson Oblast after Kakhovka Dam disaster * Russian forces blow smaller dam in Donetsk Oblast…
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