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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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Governor: Russian drones attack Lviv Oblast on May 19, air defense activated

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 19, 2023 9:55 AM 1 min read
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Russia’s kamikaze drones attacked Lviv Oblast between 4 and 5 a.m. on May 19 following an air raid siren, Governor Maksym Kozytskyi reported.

“The forces and means of our air defense worked well. There were no casualties,” Kozytskyi wrote on Telegram.

Overnight, explosions were also reported in Chernihiv, Mykolaiv, and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.

According to the Air Force, Russia attacked Ukraine with 26 kamikaze drones and six Kalibr cruise missiles.

Ukraine’s air defenses downed three Kalibr missiles and 16 drones, the Air Force reported.

The report did not provide details on the targets of the drones that were not shot down or what damage was caused.

Russian strikes occurred in the city of Kryvyi Rih in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast overnight, injuring two and causing several fires that heavily damaged multiple buildings.

Ukraine strikes back around Bakhmut as Wagner reaches last streets in the city
On the evening of May 9, just half a day after a single T-34 tank rolled through Red Square during Moscow’s subdued Victory Day celebrations, something unexpected happened. Yevgeny Prigozhin, leader of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, announced that units of the Russian regular army’s 72nd Separat…

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