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Chairman of the Ukrainian parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk went to Turkey and met with Azovstal defenders who have been freed from Russian capture and are now under the protection of the Turkish government, the press service of Verkhovna Rada reported on June 4.
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According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,837 tanks, 7,512 armored fighting vehicles, 6,305 vehicles and fuel tanks, 3,555 artillery systems, 1,132 cruise missiles, 583 multiple launch rocket systems, 344 air defense systems, 313 airplanes, 298 helicopters, 3,175 drones, and 18 boats.
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A least six explosions were heard near Russian-occupied Melitopol in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ivan Fedorov, the city's exiled mayor, reported on June 3. One of the explosions was reported at a railway near Melitopol, which Russian forces had reportedly been using to transport military equipment and personnel. Fedorov did not provide further details.

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Pentagon: Ukraine to receive 2 NASAMS air defense systems in 'very near future.'

by The Kyiv Independent news desk November 1, 2022 1:07 PM 1 min read
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The U.S. Defense Department announced on Oct. 31 that the country would provide Ukraine with eight NASAMS and associated munitions. Two of those will be in Ukraine in the "very near future," with six more to be provided later, the statement reads.

On Oct. 25, Raytheon Technologies, U.S.-based aerospace and defense conglomerate, delivered two NASAMS air defense systems due for Ukraine to the U.S. government. It is unclear if that delivery was part of the military aid the Pentagon has just announced.

"NASAMS is a short-range air defense system... and it could knock down everything in the sky from drones to ballistic missiles to fighter jets," Raytheon Technologies CEO Greg Hayes told CNBC on Oct. 25.

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