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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.
2:14 PM
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.
10:41 AM
According to updated information by the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces, Russia launched 40 cruise missiles and 38 attack drones in the overnight attack. Ukraine’s air defense successfully intercepted 30 Shahed kamikaze drones and 36 Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles, the General Staff wrote.

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Mayor: 4 killed in explosion at former factory in Kyiv

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 9, 2023 8:08 PM 1 min read
The first responders are working on the explosion site at a former factory in Kyiv on Feb. 9. Photo: Kyiv City Military Administration/Telegram.
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Four people have been killed and five have been injured in an explosion at a former factory in Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, the city mayor, reported on Feb. 9. The rescue operation is still underway, he added.

According to preliminary information, a gas cylinder exploded on the territory of the former plant in the Darnytskyi district on the city's left bank, Kyiv City Military Administration wrote.

A one-story warehouse building was destroyed, and a fire broke out in an area of about 500 square meters, which was extinguished as of 8 pm, Serhii Popko, head of the administration, later reported.

The explosion happened at 3:45 pm on Feb. 9, according to Kyiv City Military Administration. There was no air raid alarm at that time in Kyiv.

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