Two Killed, 15 Injured As Russia Strikes Ukraine

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A fighter of the Russian Volunteer Corps sits on a seized armoured personnel carrier during a presentation for the media in northern Ukraine, not far from the Russian border, on May 24, 2023, amid Russian military invasion on Ukraine. - Russian nationals fighting on Ukraine's side on May 24 hailed as a "success" a brazen mission to send groups of volunteers across the border into southern Russia and back. Russia on May 23 said it deployed jets and artillery to fight off armed attackers who crossed into the southern region of Belgorod from Ukraine, exposing weaknesses on Moscow's frontier. (Photo by SERGEY BOBOK / AFP)

Russian strikes on the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Saturday killed two people and wounded 15, regional governor Oleg Synegubov said.

Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, is close to the Russian border and has been severely damaged in repeated attacks.

Russia launched a fresh offensive in the Kharkiv region in May, making the most significant territorial gains for 18 months.

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Synegubov wrote on Telegram that Russian soldiers “hit a residential buiding with guided bombs” on Saturday afternoon.

“According to initial information from emergency medics, two people were killed,” Synegubov said. “The number of wounded from the occupier’s strikes has risen to 15.”

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