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Vyacheslav Gladkov, governor of Russia's Belgorod region, claimed on June 9 that a drone crashed into an office building and caught fire in the city of Belgorod. Later the same day, Russia's Kursk region Governor Roman Starovoyt reported a drone crash near an oil depot in the regional capital.
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Son of Zaporizhzhia city council head kidnapped by Russia.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 17, 2022 6:43 PM 1 min read
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City Council Head Oleh Buryak said that Russian troops kidnapped his 16-years-old son when he was trying to evacuate from occupied Melitopol on April 8. Buryak said he didn’t go public earlier as they were trying to free his son using diplomatic channels. According to Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov, Russian troops have already abducted over 100 people in the occupied city.

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