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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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Explosions reported in Khmelnytsky Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 13, 2023 5:41 AM 1 min read
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Western Ukraine’s Khmelnytsky Oblast Military Administration reported that explosions were heard in the region in the early hours of May 13.

They urged residents to remain in shelters. No additional information was provided at the time of the publication.

Air raid alerts went off in many Ukrainian regions, including Khmelnytsky Oblast at around 3 a.m. local time.

Air defense was at work in Kyiv Oblast in the early hours of May 13, as well as southern Mykolaiv region. Three people were injured as a result of the Russian strike on Mykolaiv in the early hours of May 13, city Mayor Oleksandr Sienkevych reported on his official Telegram.

First responders have been called to the site of the attack, according to the mayor. One wounded civilian have been taken to the hospital. Two other civilians received medical help at the scene.

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