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Ukrainian forces achieved some success around Bakhmut but suffered "significant" losses in personnel and heavy equipment, CNN wrote on June 8, citing U.S. officials. Although Kyiv's troops managed to overrun Russians in some areas, they encountered heavier resistance than expected, according to the report.
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A civilian died in the village of Vasylivka in flooding caused by the Kakhovka dam collapse, Mykolaiv Oblast police head Serhii Shaikhet said on June 8. The 53-year-old man refused to evacuate a day before, the official added.
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An explosion was heard in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk in Ukraine’s east on the morning of June 8, Ukrainian news outlet Suspilne reported citing residents. Smoke is rising in several areas of the city, in particular, over the Luhansk locomotive plant, as well as a food factory, Suspilne wrote.

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General Staff: Russia has lost 187,770 troops in Ukraine since Feb. 24, 2022

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 25, 2023 9:06 AM 1 min read
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The General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported on April 25 that Russia had lost 187,770 troops in Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion on Feb. 24 last year.

This number includes 690 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,688 tanks, 7,151 armored fighting vehicles, 5,784 vehicles and fuel tanks, 2,863 artillery systems, 539 multiple launch rocket systems, 291 air defense systems, 308 airplanes, 294 helicopters, 2,437 drones, and 18 boats.

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