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Moldova’s President Maia Sandu warned against the dangers of Russian propaganda and disinformation in the country and proposed the creation of a new governmental body to counter this threat. The envisioned “Patriot Center” would coordinate and implement the state's strategy on combatting disinformation, Sandu said during a press conference on May 29.
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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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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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Teenager injured in Mykolaiv Oblast following explosion

by The Kyiv Independent news desk March 12, 2023 10:20 PM 1 min read
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A 13-year-old boy from the village of Liubomyrivka has been injured after stepping on an unidentified explosive object, Mykolaiv Oblast police chief Serhii Shaikhet reported on March 12 on Telegram.

The teenager was hospitalized after next to his home in the village, which was located only a few kilometers from the front line before Ukraine liberated Kherson in November.

“Again we have a tragic case when our children suffer because of the occupiers,” Shaikhet said.

“The child received explosive wounds, shrapnel wounds to the body and limbs.”

Earlier, on March 2, four men were killed in the forestry of the Kharkiv Oblast, as their car exploded on an anti-tank mine left by Russian troops before the liberation of the territory.

On Jan.8, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal stated that as a result of Russia's war, a minefield with an area of 250,000 square kilometers was formed in Ukraine, which “is currently the largest minefield in the world.”

Human Rights Watch calls on Ukraine to investigate alleged use of anti-personnel landmines

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