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The Russian military heavily shelled the Kupiansk district of Kharkiv Oblast on May 28, the State Emergency Service reported. As a result of the attack, a 74-year old woman suffered shrapnel wounds in the village of Kucherivka.
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“The Air Defense Forces of Ukraine. You heard the air raid alarm differently than most people,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said in the aftermath of Russia's overnight attack on Kyiv on May 28. “You look up to destroy enemy missiles, aircraft, helicopters, and drones. Every time you shoot down enemy drones and missiles, lives are saved.”
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Kyiv's air defenses shot down over 40 drones Russia launched at the capital overnight on May 28, in what the Kyiv City Military Administration says was the largest drone attack on the city since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion.

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Court rules against arresting former Naftogaz CEO on embezzlement charges.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk January 23, 2023 11:51 PM 1 min read
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The High Anti-Corruption Court on Jan. 23 decided not to arrest Andriy Kobolev, the former CEO of state oil and gas monopoly Naftogaz.

Prosecutors have five days to appeal the decision.

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) charged Kobolev with embezzlement on Jan. 18. The former CEO, who was dismissed in 2021, has denied any wrongdoing.

Kobolev is suspected of giving himself Hr 229 million in unauthorized bonuses in 2018.

The bonuses were allegedly granted as a reward for leading Naftogaz to victory against Russian state gas company Gazprom in the Stockholm Arbitration Court.

According to the NABU, bonuses cannot exceed Hr 37.5 million.

NABU charges ex-head of Naftogaz Kobolyev with misappropriation over gargantuan bonus

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