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According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,829 tanks, 7,502 armored fighting vehicles, 6,289 vehicles and fuel tanks, 3,533 artillery systems, 582 multiple launch rocket systems, 342 air defense systems, 313 airplanes, 298 helicopters, 3,165 drones, and 18 boats.
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Two children were wounded by an unidentified explosive object in the village of Zahorianivka, Kherson Oblast, Kherson Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin said via his official Telegram page.
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During a press conference on June 2, President Volodymyr Zelensky fielded questions about Ukraine's upcoming counteroffensive, emphasizing that it's "not a movie" and it was difficult to describe in advance to the public how it will proceed.

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Bloomberg: Next EU sanctions could force banks to reveal frozen Russian assets

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 15, 2023 11:13 AM 1 min read
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The 10th package of European sanctions against Russia may force banks to report on Russia’s Central Bank assets, Bloomberg reported on Feb. 16, citing draft proposals.

Such reports could help the EU count frozen assets for a potential reconstruction of Ukraine with these funds, according to Bloomberg.

Banks and entities that fail to report on frozen assets linked to sanctioned Russian companies and individuals could also be fined.

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the next sanctions package would help restrict 11 billion euros worth of multiple electronic components used in Russian armed systems — such as drones, missiles, and helicopters via trade bans and technology controls.

The EU aims to adopt the package next week, before the one-year mark of the full-scale Russian invasion on Feb. 24.

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