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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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Russia launches almost 5,000 missile strikes against Ukraine since Feb. 24

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 23, 2023 8:58 PM 1 min read
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Over the first year of the full-scale invasion, Russian troops have carried out almost 5,000 missile strikes and 3,500 air strikes against Ukraine, according to General Staff Deputy Chief Oleksii Hromov.

Russia also used drones to attack Ukrainian settlements nearly 1,000 times since it started its all-out war on Feb. 24 last year.

“The enemy continues to launch missile strikes and use kamikaze drones to damage critical infrastructure facilities deep within the territory of our state,” Hromov said on Feb. 23, cited by Ukraine's Air Force.

Due to the shortage of high-precision missiles, Russia is “once again using the Kh-22 air-based anti-ship cruise missiles, the so-called ‘aircraft carrier’, to destroy the houses of peaceful Ukrainians,” the General Staff top officer added.

Only in February, the Ukrainian military destroyed six Russian airplanes and two helicopters, as well as shot down 80 cruise missiles and 84 drones, according to Hromov.

On Feb. 22, Prosecutor General Andrii Kostin said, cited by Interfax, that Russia had conducted 255 missile strikes on 112 Ukraine’s energy infrastructure facilities since October.

This number doesn’t include the missiles that were downed by the Ukrainian military, according to Kostin.

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