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Intense battles are taking place in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk Oblast, President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video address on June 8, amid reports that Ukraine's much-anticipated counteroffensive to regain territory is now underway.
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Ukrainian forces achieved some success around Bakhmut but suffered "significant" losses in personnel and heavy equipment, CNN wrote on June 8, citing U.S. officials. Although Kyiv's troops managed to overrun Russians in some areas, they encountered heavier resistance than expected, according to the report.

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Russian forces launch drone attack on Odesa, Odesa Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 4, 2023 2:50 AM 1 min read
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Russian forces launched a drone attack on Odesa and the surrounding region overnight on April 4, the Odesa Regional State Administration reported.

Russia reportedly attacked the oblast with drones and, according to local authorities, an unspecified number of drones were downed by Ukraine’s air defense units.

The Odesa Regional State Administration noted that a second wave of attacks is possible and encouraged residents to heed the air raid sirens, taking shelter underground if possible.

Suspilne media outlet reported at around 1:00 a.m. that its correspondents heard an explosion in Odesa.

On March 23, Ukraine's Air Force downed two Russian missiles over Odesa Oblast. Russian troops launched the missiles from the Black Sea using Su-35 fighter jets, according to the report.

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