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Ukraine launched an attack on Russian positions in Russian-occupied Berdiansk in the southeastern Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the exiled local authorities reported on May 29. At least five strikes were allegedly conducted on the evening of May 28, the authorities said, while local Telegram channels reported explosions near the airport.
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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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Reuters: Poland proposes new sanctions against Russia

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 18, 2023 9:03 PM 1 min read
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This month, Poland submitted a proposal to the European Commission for a new package of sanctions against Russia, according to a document obtained by Reuters.

The proposal reportedly includes a ban on Russian oil imports to Germany through the northern part of the Druzhba pipeline as well as imports of Russian diamonds and natural gas, including LNG.

Warsaw also urges the European Union to limit nuclear energy cooperation with Moscow, Reuters wrote on April 18. Germany and Lithuania also favor sanctions on Russian nuclear energy, unlike Hungary and France that trade with Russia.

Poland’s bid marks a start in the EU negotiations for the 11th set of sanctions against Russia over its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. All 27 member states must agree on the package to authorize it.

Earlier, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that the new sanctions would aim to resist circumvention of existing restrictions, in particular, on the purchase of spare parts and equipment used by Russia on the battlefield.

G7: Third parties aiding Russia’s war against Ukraine to ‘face severe costs’
The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven countries issued a joint statement on April 18 saying that third parties aiding Russia in its all-out war against Ukraine will “face severe costs.” According to the statement, both undermining and evading sanctions as well as supplying weapons to the Russi…

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