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Kharkiv Oblast town faces annihilation as Russia opens new front

by Francis Farrell and Olena Zashko May 12, 2024 5:49 PM 1 min read
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As Russian forces launched new offensive operations in the north of Kharkiv Oblast on May 10, Vovchansk, a town only some five kilometers (three miles) south of the Russian-Ukrainian border, has come under heavy strikes. The Kyiv Independent joined local police on their mission to evacuate civilians from Vovchansk on May 11 — the operation that was constantly interrupted by Russian launches of aerial gliding bombs.

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