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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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UK Defense Ministry: Russia's casualty rate in Ukraine has dropped as it shifts to defense

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 25, 2023 11:39 AM 1 min read
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An average daily casualty rate of Russian forces fighting in Ukraine has "highly likely" decreased by nearly 30% in April after "exceptionally heavy" losses over January-March, the U.K. Defense Ministry reported on April 25.

"Russia's losses have highly likely reduced as their attempted winter offensive has failed to achieve its objectives, and Russian forces are now focused on preparing for anticipated Ukrainian (counter)offensive operations," the ministry wrote in its latest intelligence update.

The ministry cited figures published by Ukraine's General Staff suggesting a decrease in Russian casualties from an average of 776 troops per day in March to 568 so far in April.

"Defense Intelligence cannot verify Ukraine's exact methodology, but the general trend is likely accurate," reads the update.

According to the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Russia has lost 187,770 troops in Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion on Feb. 24 last year.

Russia doesn't disclose its losses in the war against Ukraine. In September, the Russian defense ministry said the Russian military had lost nearly 6,000 people in Ukraine.

UK Defense Ministry: Russia cancels WWII march as it could highlight scope of its losses in Ukraine
This year, Russia’s annual May 9 celebrations to commemorate the Soviet Union’s victory against Nazi Germany will not include the traditional “Immortal Regiment” march where Russians commemorate their fallen.

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