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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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Several explosions in Kyiv as Russia launches air strikes overnight, 3 injured

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 16, 2023 3:42 AM 1 min read
Civilians take shelter at a metro station during a missile attack in Kyiv on March 9, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
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Kyiv Mayor Vitalii Klitschko reported that a missile's debris fell on the zoo's territory in Kyiv's Shevchenkivskyi district. Emergency services are on their way, Klitschko said.

Later, he added that a building  was damaged due to the debris and several cars caught fire in the Solomianskyi district. According to preliminary information, three people were injured.

Kyiv City Military Administration head Serhii Popko said debris of missiles also fell in the Obolonskyi and Darnytskyi districts of Kyiv. According to Klitschko, two cars were damaged in the Darnytskyi district.

There is no information about casualties and damages, he added.

Air raid alert is still on in all Ukrainian regions due to the threat of missile attacks.

Explosions heard in Kyiv, Cherkasy oblasts, city of Kyiv amid Russian missile attack
At least ten loud explosions sounded in Kyiv overnight on May 16, as reported by a Kyiv Independent journalist. Local Telegram channels reported explosions in Kyiv and Cherkasy oblasts.

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