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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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“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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Washington Post: Leaker of US intelligence documents reportedly worked on military base

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 13, 2023 9:21 AM 1 min read
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The man who leaked U.S. intelligence documents worked on a military base and shared the classified information to find companionship, according to the Washington Post interviews with members of the Discord community where the leak originated.

The article described the leaker, who some call “OG,” as an early to mid-20s gun enthusiast who sought to create an online community by sharing classified information.

OG’s opinions on the U.S. government overreach came through in his communications as he refrained from supporting Russian or Ukrainian side in the war.

The leaks began with “near-verbatim transcripts of classified intelligence” originating from the military base where OG worked. After experiencing a lack of engagement in the invitation-only channel with around two dozen members, OG began sending pictures of the documents instead.

The anonymous Discord community member said OG knew what he was doing — “these weren’t accidental leaks of any kind.” After the classified information began spreading past the small Discord community, OG “seemed very confused and lost as to what to do,” the member said.

The account aligns with the previous reporting by Bellingcat, which identified the “Thug Shaker Central” server as the original source of the leaks.

“Both members said they know OG’s real name as well as the state where he lives and works but declined to share that information while the FBI is hunting for the source of the leaks,” the Washington Post wrote.

Leaked intelligence papers suggest that Ukrainian, Russian total casualties reach up to 354,000
Leaked U.S. intelligence documents suggest that up to 354,000 Ukrainian and Russian soldiers have been killed or injured since the start of the full-scale invasion, Reuters reported on April 12.

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