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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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Reuters: Baltic states bought twice as much LPG from Russia in 2022, some was likely sold to Ukraine

by The Kyiv Independent news desk January 27, 2023 5:57 PM 1 min read
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In 2022, Baltic countries doubled the imports of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) from Russia, compared to 2021, Reuters reported on Jan. 27, citing data from three trading and freight-handling sources covering the region. The total LPG imports for Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia grew to 331,000 tonnes in 2022, Reuters said.

According to an unnamed trader cited by Reuters, Ukraine buys LPG from Latvia and Lithuania, “which is likely to be of Russian origin.”

Though most European countries set a goal of decreasing their dependence on Russian gas following Moscow's full-scale invasion of Ukraine and imposed restrictions on Russian gas imports, LPG is not targeted by the EU sanctions.

Europe still hooked on Russian gas despite deep cut
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