On Monday, Ukrainian authorities announced that Ukrainian forces repelled Russian forces and regained control of part of the border with Russia in the northeastern region of Kharkiv.
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Four people were killed in missile strikes in the past 24 hours, including two in the bombing of a hospital in Severodonetsk in the Lugansk region (east), and two in Mykolaiv (south), according to the Ukrainian authorities.
“The 227th Battalion of the 127th Regional Defense Brigade of the Kharkiv Armed Forces expelled the Russians and settled on the border,” the ministry said on its Facebook page and posted a video of armed soldiers in front of the column. And blue, the colors of the Ukrainian flag, the coat of arms of Ukraine with a trident.
We are proud of our soldiers who restored the border sign. We thank everyone who liberated Ukraine from the Russian invaders, risking their lives, ”for his part wrote on the telegram of the governor of the Kharkiv region, Oleg Senegubov.
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For his part, Ukrainian presidential advisor Oleksich Aristovich confirmed on Sunday evening that the Russians are transferring troops from the Kharkiv region to the Lugansk region in Donbass with the aim of capturing the city of Severodonetsk.
“To achieve a semblance of victory, the enemy is focused on two goals: either to advance towards the borders of the Lugansk region (part of which has been controlled by pro-Russian separatists since 2014), or to capture Severodonetsk.” In a video on Telegram, the governor of the Luhansk region, Sergei Gaidai, said that the regional capital is under the control of Kyiv.
On Sunday, the governor reported that a hospital in Severodonetsk had been bombed, leaving two dead and nine wounded.
The city of Mykolaiv was the target of a series of missile strikes that killed two people, according to a Ukrainian presidential update published Monday morning.
In Lviv, western Ukraine, Deputy Mayor Andreich Moskalenko reported the consequences of a Russian cyber attack on May 13, which allowed access to “certain city files that were stolen and published on hostile Telegram channels.”
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