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11:44 PM
"Yesterday, Russian border guards celebrated their professional holiday. The fighters of the Russian Volunteer Corps congratulated them by successfully crossing the 'holey' state border once again," one of the Russian militia groups fighting on Ukraine's side said on May 29.
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6:09 PM
Russian troops hit the villages of Kozatske and Zolota Balka in Ukraine's southern Kherson Oblast on May 29, the regional administration reported. A 61-year-old man was killed in his house as a result of the Kozatske shelling, according to the report.
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3:16 PM
Russia shelled two villages in the Kupiansk district of Kharkiv Oblast on May 29, injuring at least seven people, including the elderly, children, and a pregnant woman, Governor Oleh Syniehubov reported.
2:14 PM
Moldova’s President Maia Sandu warned against the dangers of Russian propaganda and disinformation in the country and proposed the creation of a new governmental body to counter this threat. The envisioned “Patriot Center” would coordinate and implement the state's strategy on combatting disinformation, Sandu said during a press conference on May 29.
10:41 AM
According to updated information by the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces, Russia launched 40 cruise missiles and 38 attack drones in the overnight attack. Ukraine’s air defense successfully intercepted 30 Shahed kamikaze drones and 36 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles, the General Staff wrote.

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Anti-Corruption Court seizes assets of Russian billionaire

by The Kyiv Independent news desk January 24, 2023 4:25 AM 1 min read
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The High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine seized the Ukrainian assets of Russian billionaire Mikhail Shelkov. The assets include multiple apartments, vehicles, company shares, and money in Ukrainian bank accounts.

According to Transparency International Ukraine, Shelkov headed the investment division of the state-owned company Rostec, which controls Russia's defense contractors, and is 59th on the Russian Forbes list of billionaires, with a net worth of $1.5 billion.

Throughout the past year, Ukraine has been seizing assets and corporate rights belonging to Russian oligarchs that are located inside the country.

The Deposit Guarantee Fund recently announced that it transferred Hr 17 billion ($460 million) from liquidated accounts of Russian banks to a special fund of the state budget.

US Senate approves amendment to transfer seized assets of Russian oligarchs to Ukraine.

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