Russian attacks killed 1 in the south and wounded 34 in the east

Moscow fired new missiles against Ukrainian cities on Monday morning, killing one person in the Kherson region and injuring 34 in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Via Le Figaro with AFP

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Ukrainian firefighters are in action after a Russian strike in Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk region on Monday (May 1). DNIPROPETROVSK REGIONAL ARMY / Reuters

Russian attacks on Ukraine from Sunday to Monday left one dead and three wounded in the southern region of Kherson and 34 in the eastern region of Dnipropetrovsk, local officials said.

Moscow fired new missiles into Ukrainian cities early in the morning, which Kiev forces said were mostly neutral. “The Russian army targeted residential areas in the (Khersan) area and the official building in the center (city) of Kherson.“, Oleksandr Prokudin, head of the local military administration, said in Telegram.

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Due to this Russian aggression, one person died and three others, including a child, were injuredHe added that the city of Kherson had been bombed eight times in about 24 hours.

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In the east, 34 people, including five children, were injured

In the east, in Pavlograd district, a Russian missile attack injured at least 34 people, including five children, the youngest being an eight-year-old girl named Serhiy Lizak, head of the Dnipropetrovsk region.

In the city of Pavlograd, “19 multi-storey buildings, 25 private houses, six schools and preschools, five shops were damaged.“, he added.

Sunday to Monday night,Around 2:30 am“(23:30 GMT),”Russian invaders attacked Ukraine with their strategic aircraft“Who Shot”18 cruise missiles15 of them were destroyed, Valery Salusny, commander of the Ukrainian army, said in a telegram.

Over the winter, Ukraine bolstered its anti-aircraft defenses, including with American patriot organizations, after appealing to its Western allies to help prevent bombings of its energy grid.

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After pulling out of the eponymous city last November, Russia still controls part of the Kherson region.

Much of the fighting in Ukraine in recent weeks has been centered in the eastern Donbass region, particularly in the town of Bakhmaut. The Russians have made very gradual advances in this largely destroyed industrial city, which they claim to be 80% in control of. Oleksandr Chirsky, commander of the Ukrainian ground forces, said on Monday that his men had carried out small counterattacks there. Russia”Failed to take (full) control of the city“He insisted that the situation is still there”Very complex“.

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