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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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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’s shelling of Donetsk Oblast kills 6, injures 7

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 5, 2023 2:28 AM 1 min read
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Russia’s attacks on Donetsk Oblast on April 4 killed six civilians and injured seven others, Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office reported.

Russia’s shelling killed a mine manager and a nurse in Toretsk, a saleswoman in Krasnohorivka, and three men in the village of Lastochkyne.

Seven civilians were wounded during the shelling of Bakhmut, Hirnyk, and the village of Ocheretyne.

The Russian military used missiles, artillery, and Grad multiple rocket launchers to attack the settlements in Donetsk Oblast.

According to Prosecutor General’s Office, Russian forces targeted residential areas, damaging apartment buildings, an administrative building, houses, and outbuildings were damaged.

Donetsk Oblast is the site of the war’s fiercest fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces, as Russia seeks to occupy the entire Donbas, comprised of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

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ORIKHIV, HULIAIPOLE, Zaporizhzhia Oblast – A massive rumble shakes the basement under the partly destroyed administrative building, followed by another blast much closer. “Not good,” says 51-year-old Svitlana Mandrich, Orikhiv’s deputy mayor, looking warily at the sandbags protecting the cellar’s v…

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