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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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U.S. lawmakers from both parties interviewed by the Voice of America came out in favor of providing Ukraine with the long-range weapons and fighter jets it needs to conduct its long-awaited counteroffensive, with some calling for the delivery timetable to be sped up.

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General Staff: Russia lost 25,500 troops in Ukraine since Feb. 24.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 8, 2022 11:24 AM 1 min read
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These are the indicative estimates of Russia’s combat losses as of May 8, according to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported on May 7 that Russia has also lost 1,130 tanks, 2,741 armored personnel carriers, 1,961 vehicles and fuel tanks, 509 artillery systems, 179 multiple launch rocket systems, 86 anti-aircraft defense systems, 156 helicopters, 199 aircraft, 360 UAVs, and 12 boats.

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