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The Kyiv Independent
12 minutes ago
On May 18, rescuers also found the bodies of a woman and a 2-year-old child under the rubble of a destroyed house in the city of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast.
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The Kyiv Independent
12 minutes ago
⚡️Governor: Russian airstrike hits Bakhmut. Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko said Russian shells hit several buildings on May 19, and rescuers pulled 6 people out of the rubble. They are in a stable condition.
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The Kyiv Independent
54 minutes ago
Vice-Admiral Igor Osipov, who commanded Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, has also likely been suspended following the sinking of the flagship Moskva, the ministry added. “This will likely place further strain on Russia’s centralized command and control model,” the report reads.
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The Kyiv Independent
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⚡️UK Intelligence: Russia fired top commanders for poor performance in Ukraine. According to the U.K. Defense Ministry, Russia has fired Sergei Kisel, the commander of the elite 1st Guards Tank Army, for failing to capture Kharkiv.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
The ceremony was held in Cannes, France, on May 18, and money raised during the event will be spent on helping Ukraine.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
⚡️Chill Ukrainian cat Stepan wins World Influencers and Bloggers Award. The famous cat from Kharkiv won the award considered the most prestigious in the industry. Photo:
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
Most of the Russian staff opted to relocate and continue working for Google outside Russia, and soon the company will have no more employees in the country, the newspaper said.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
⚡️WSJ: Google pulls most employees out of Russia. The company aims to end its commercial presence in Russia in the near future, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous sources.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
The ministry promised medical treatment in hospitals in Russian-occupied Donetsk and Novoazovsk for those in need of it. Russia’s recent statements have not yet been confirmed by Ukraine.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
⚡️Russia claims 1,730 Ukrainian soldiers from Azovstal taken prisoner since May 16. This figure includes 80 wounded soldiers, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The ministry also said that 771 soldiers from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol had surrendered in the last 24 hours.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
Ukrainian officials “are growing frustrated with the Biden administration’s resistance to providing U.S.-made long-range rocket systems,” Politico added, as the weapon is critical to outgun Russia in the Donbas.
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The Kyiv Independent
an hour ago
⚡️Politico: Ukraine seeks long-range rocket launchers, Biden resists. The White House is worried about expanding and prolonging the war as the weapon can be used to launch strikes inside Russia, Politico reported, citing three anonymous sources.
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The Kyiv Independent
2 hours ago
According to him, the strikes hit an ethanol factory in the village of Tyotkino, which is located 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) from the Russian-Ukrainian border. Previously Ukraine had neither confirmed nor denied shelling Russian border regions.
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The Kyiv Independent
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⚡️Governor claims one person killed by Ukrainian strikes in Russia’s Kursk Oblast. Kursk Oblast Governor Roman Starovoit claimed one civilian was killed and several people were wounded due to Ukrainian strikes.
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