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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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General Staff: Russia launches 8 missiles, 28 airstrikes in the past 24 hours

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 27, 2023 11:16 PM 1 min read
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Russia has launched 8 missiles and 28 airstrikes in the past 24 hours, Ukraine's General Staff wrote in its evening update.

Iranian drones were used for 12 of the airstrikes, but Ukrainian air defense successfully shot down 9 of them, according to the General Staff.

The General Staff said the threat of Russia launching missile strikes "remains high throughout Ukraine."

According to the General Staff, Russia is ramping up its troop numbers and focusing its primary efforts on launching offensive operations towards Kupiansk in Kharkiv Oblast, as well as Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Shakhtarsk in Donetsk Oblast.

The report also stated that up to 200 conscripts from Rostov were recently transferred to Russian-occupied Luhansk Oblast.

Ukrainian forces also conducted four airstrikes on the locations where enemy personnel and military equipment were concentrated, the General Staff said.

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