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"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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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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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.
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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.

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General Staff: Russia has lost 191,420 troops in Ukraine since Feb. 24, 2022

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 2, 2023 9:12 AM 1 min read
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The General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported on May 2 that Russia had lost 191,420 troops in Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion on Feb. 24 last year.

This number includes 460 casualties Russian forces suffered just over the past day.

According to the report, Russia also lost 3,701 tanks, 7,193 armored fighting vehicles, 5,851 vehicles and fuel tanks, 2,930 artillery systems, 544 multiple launch rocket systems, 298 air defense systems, 308 airplanes, 294 helicopters, 2,477 drones, and 18 boats.

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