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Ukrainian forces achieved some success around Bakhmut but suffered "significant" losses in personnel and heavy equipment, CNN wrote on June 8, citing U.S. officials. Although Kyiv's troops managed to overrun Russians in some areas, they encountered heavier resistance than expected, according to the report.
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A civilian died in the village of Vasylivka in flooding caused by the Kakhovka dam collapse, Mykolaiv Oblast police head Serhii Shaikhet said on June 8. The 53-year-old man refused to evacuate a day before, the official added.
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An explosion was heard in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk in Ukraine’s east on the morning of June 8, Ukrainian news outlet Suspilne reported citing residents. Smoke is rising in several areas of the city, in particular, over the Luhansk locomotive plant, as well as a food factory, Suspilne wrote.

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Yermak: Russian attack on Druzhkivka injures 2 civilians

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 9, 2023 5:07 PM 1 min read
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The Russian military shelled the town of Druzhkivka in Donetsk Oblast using multiple launch rocket systems on April 9, according to President's Office Head Andriy Yermak.

Two civilians were injured and some houses damaged, Yermak said.

There are no other reports or details about this attack at the moment.

Druzhkivka sits at a relative distance from the frontline, with the town located some 40 kilometers west of Bakhmut – a Donetsk Oblast city that Russian forces have been trying to capture for more than six months.

Governors: Russian attacks hit 8 regions, kill 5 civilians over past 24 hours
In the last 24 hours, Russian attacks were reported in eight out of Ukraine’s 24 oblasts – Sumy, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Luhansk, and Donetsk. According to the regional governors’ reports, five civilians were killed, and at least eight were injured.
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