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According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,801 tanks, 7,467 armored fighting vehicles, 6,207 vehicles and fuel tanks, 3,435 artillery systems, 575 multiple launch rocket systems, 331 air defense systems, 313 airplanes, 298 helicopters, 3,054 drones, and 18 boats.
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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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The bill includes a complete ban on trade with Iran, investments, and transferring technologies, as well as stopping Iranian transit across the Ukrainian territory, and preventing the withdrawal of Iranian assets from Ukraine.
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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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PM Shmyhal: France ready to provide Ukraine with 2 billion euros in financial aid

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 14, 2023 4:20 PM 1 min read
Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal shakes hands with French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire during their meeting in Washington, DC, on April 14, 2023. (Denys Shmyhal/Twitter)
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France is ready to supply Ukraine with 2 billion euros (about $2.2 billion) as part of a long-term program, according to Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.

Part of the funds will be used for Ukraine’s reconstruction, Shmyhal said on April 14 after his meeting with French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire.

The two officials met at the 2023 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), taking place on April 10-16 in Washington, DC.

On April 12, Shmyhal said that the World Bank would provide Ukraine with an additional $200 million in aid to restore its energy infrastructure, heavily damaged by Russian mass attacks.

World Bank: Ukraine needs $411 billion for recovery
The World Bank has increased its assessment of Ukraine’s needs for recovery and reconstruction to at least $411 billion based on the damages caused by the first year of Russia’s all-out war, Bloomberg reported on March 23. This figure is equivalent to 2.6 times Ukraine’s projected gross domestic pro…

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