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Russian forces shelled nine communities in Sumy Oblast on May 28, firing close to 50 rounds from various types of weapons, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported on Telegram.
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The Russian military heavily shelled the Kupiansk district of Kharkiv Oblast on May 28, the State Emergency Service reported. As a result of the attack, a 74-year old woman suffered shrapnel wounds in the village of Kucherivka.
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“The Air Defense Forces of Ukraine. You heard the air raid alarm differently than most people,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said in the aftermath of Russia's overnight attack on Kyiv on May 28. “You look up to destroy enemy missiles, aircraft, helicopters, and drones. Every time you shoot down enemy drones and missiles, lives are saved.”
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Kyiv's air defenses shot down over 40 drones Russia launched at the capital overnight on May 28, in what the Kyiv City Military Administration says was the largest drone attack on the city since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion.

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Official: Russian airstrike kills 2 in Avdiivka

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 6, 2023 6:12 PM 1 min read
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Russia's May 5 airstrike killed two civilians in Avdiivka in Donetsk Oblast, Vitaly Barabash, head of city's military administration, said on May 6.

The strike destroyed two apartment buildings in downtown Avdiivka. A family of three was living in one apartment.

"(After the strike) a woman flew out of the window. She was found dead near the building. A man was later pulled out of the rubble. He also died,” Barabash told national television, as quoted by

Another woman, born in 1936, remains under the rubble, Barabash said.

Barabash also said the emergency services had found the body of a utility worker killed by Russia's April 30 attack on Avdiivka.

Avdiivka has been a front-line city since 2014 as a key defense node in Donetsk Oblast. It stands just five kilometers north of Russian-occupied Donetsk. The small industrial city, with a pre-war population of 32,000 people, is largely ruined.

Ukraine war latest: Russia attempts to seize Bakhmut, as mercenary boss says Wagner to withdraw due to ammunition shortage
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