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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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Governor: Russian shelling kills 2, wounds 5 in Kharkiv Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 8, 2023 9:42 PM 1 min read
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Russian forces shelled the northeastern Ukrainian Kharkiv Oblast, killing two people and wounding five, on Feb. 8, according to the oblast's governor Oleh Syniehubov.

The artillery attacks struck residential buildings in the Kupiansk district, ending the lives of a 48-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman.

The shelling also damaged at least seven apartment buildings and two private homes in the Vovchansk municipality of the Chuhuiv district, where five people were injured.

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