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War in Ukraine: part of the border with Russia taken over by Ukrainian forces near Kharkiv


Ukrainian authorities said on Monday that they had repelled Russian troops in the Kharkiv region in northeastern Ukraine.

Ukrainian authorities announced on Monday that their troops have repelled their Russian counterparts and regained control of part of the border with Russia in the Kharkiv region in the northeast of the country.

Also according to the Ukrainian authorities, four people have been killed in missile strikes in the past 24 hours, including two in the bombing of a hospital in Severodonetsk, in the Lugansk region, which also injured nine, in the east of the country, and two in Mykolaiv, in the south, following a series of missile strikes.

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"The 227th Battalion of the 127th Territorial Defense Brigade of the Kharkiv Armed Forces expelled the Russians and settled on the border," kyiv said on Facebook, posting a video of armed soldiers in front of a border post painted in yellow and blue, colors of the Ukrainian flag, and with a trident, the coat of arms of Ukraine.

On Telegram, the governor of the Kharkiv region Oleg Sinegoubov posted this message: “We are proud of our soldiers who restored the border sign.

We thank all those who, at the risk of their lives, liberate Ukraine from the Russian invaders.


Russian troops transferred from Kharkiv to Lugansk

On Sunday evening, Ukrainian presidential adviser Oleksiï Arestovich assured that the Russians were transferring troops from the Kharkiv region to that of Lugansk, in the Donbass, with the aim of taking the city of Severodonetsk.

"To obtain a semblance of victory, the enemy is concentrating on two objectives: either to advance towards the borders of the Lugansk region (part of which has been controlled since 2014 by pro-Russian separatists), or to take Severodonetsk", the current regional capital under control of Kyiv, Luhansk region governor Sergiy Gaidai said in a video on Telegram.


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In Lviv, in western Ukraine, Deputy Mayor Andriï Moskalenko reported on the consequences of a Russian cyberattack on May 13, which allowed access to "certain city files that were stolen and published on enemy Telegram channels”.

Source: leparis

All news articles on 2022-05-16

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