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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 196,310 troops in Ukraine since Feb. 24, 2022

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 10, 2023 9:06 AM 1 min read
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The General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported on May 10 that Russia had lost 196,310 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 3,736 tanks, 7,275 armored fighting vehicles, 5,974 vehicles and fuel tanks, 3,039 artillery systems, 555 multiple launch rocket systems, 308 air defense systems, 308 airplanes, 294 helicopters, 2,624 drones, and 18 boats.

Ukraine war latest: Wagner mercenaries again complain of ammunition shortage; Russia hits Ukraine with mass missile strike
Key developments on May 9: * Ukraine intercepts most of Russian missiles in latest mass attack * Putin reiterates anti-Western propaganda during Victory Day speech * Wagner mercenaries again threaten to leave Bakhmut, saying they haven’t gotten ammunition despite requests * Peace talks impossib…
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