29 May: Explosions in Kyiv, Wagner Group withdraws from Bakhmut

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Situation summary of the war in Ukraine by region for Monday, May 29, 2023.
Russian missile shot down / Photo: Klitschko’s official telegram channel

Russian missile shot down / Photo: Klitschko’s official telegram channel

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By Pavlo Vitenko

Summary by regions

Kyiv Region

At night, the enemy attacked the area with UAVs and missiles. Air defense was working. There are no victims. Several private houses and other structures (fence, garage, hangar) were damaged as a result of falling debris. The damage is minor. There was a small fire in one of the buildings – it was extinguished. One apartment in a high-rise building was damaged by debris – the glass and the structure of the balcony were broken.

Lviv Region

Air defense forces shot down one cruise missile over the territory of the Zolochiv district at night. As a result of falling debris, an outbuilding and a the tractor burned down. There are no casualties. A gap appeared at the place where the debris fell.

Khmelnytskyi Region

Russian troops hit objects in Khmelnytskyi at night. One of them is a military man. At the moment, work on the localization of fires in fuel and lubricant warehouses and storage of combat material assets is ongoing. 5 aircraft were disabled.

Restoration work on the runway has begun. Data on the victims are being clarified.

Luhansk Region

The Russians continue to open fire on Ukrainian villages and positions of the Armed Forces. Aviation is used – strikes were carried out on Bilohorivka. During the day, the enemy fired 90 rounds (429 shells).

Donetsk Region

The Russians carried out 31 shellings per day on 9 populated points: the village of Karlivka, Chasiv Yar, the village of Yasnohirka, the village of Velyka Novosilka, the village of Pivdenne, the village of Skudne, the village of Novoocheretuvate, Avdiivka, Kurakhove. 3 residential buildings were damaged. Other data on the consequences are being clarified.

Chernihiv Region

The enemy shelled the Novhorod-Siverskyi district three times with mortars during the day. In one of the villages, a building burned down, and another was damaged. No victims.

Sumy Region

On Sunday, the Russians carried out 14 shelling of the border. 49 explosions were recorded. The communities of Nova Sloboda, Velyka Pysarivka, Esman, Znob-Novhorod, Shalyhyne, Yunakiv, Myropillia, Khotyn, and Bilopillia came under fire. Previously – without human losses and destruction. At night and in the morning, the enemy fired 10 shots (63 explosions).

Kharkiv Region

During the day, the enemy shelled at least 16 settlements in the region. In the Kupiansk direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the Masyutivka area during the past day. Conducted an airstrike in the Kislivka area. 

Last night in the village Bohuslavka, Izyum district, a residential building was damaged as a result of artillery shelling. A 49-year-old civilian was injured. In the village, A 73-year-old woman was wounded by artillery shelling in Kucherivka, Kupiansk district.

Dnipropetrovsk Region

In the afternoon of May 28, the enemy sent heavy artillery to the Nikopol and Myrove communities. And in the evening, the aggressor attacked the Marhanets community with a kamikaze drone. There were no deaths or injuries.

Zaporizhzhia Region

During the day, the enemy struck 93 attacks on 20 settlements: artillery shelling on Gulyaipole, Orikhiv, Kamianka, and surrounding villages, anti-aircraft fire on Stepnohirsk, Malynivka, Temyrivka, UAV attack on Olhivske. Fortunately, people were not affected. 11 new destructions of private houses and other properties of local residents were added.

Odesa Region

A «Shahed-131/136» kamikaze drone was destroyed over the region at night. As a result of hitting the port infrastructure of Odesa, a fire broke out. It was quickly eliminated. Information about the scale of destruction is being clarified.

Mykolayiv Region

During the nighttime massive missile-drone attack, the enemy directed «Shahed-131/136» kamikaze drones across the south of Ukraine. Three of them were destroyed in the sky over Mykolaiv Oblast.

In the morning, the enemy struck outside the settlement of the Snihurivka community. There were no injuries or damage. Yesterday, the town of Ochakiv of the Ochakiv community was subjected to enemy shelling, as a result of which a fire broke out on the open territory of the coastline. There are no casualties. Also on Sunday, the enemy carried out artillery strikes on the water area of the Ochakiv community. In the evening, enemy shelling was recorded on the open territory of the Kutsurub community. No casualties.

Kherson Region

During the day, the enemy launched 61 shellings (300 shells) in the region, of which 6 shells (26 shells) were fired at the city of Kherson. The Russians targeted the districts of 23 settlements in the region; the territory and the building of the hospital and factory in the Beryslav district. An 86-year-old woman was injured as a result of enemy artillery fire in Kherson.

Regional Military Administrations and their membership are sources of information about events in each region of Ukraine

UKRAINE: The General Staff updated data on Russian losses in the war: 430 occupiers were destroyed

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Wagner Group withdraw their units from Bakhmut – Malіar

Russia struck a new blow against Kyiv

The Russian Federation again attacked Ukraine with missiles. Loud explosions rang out in Kyiv.

In the afternoon of May 29, the Russian army launched a massive attack on Kyiv, explosions were heard in various districts of the capital. The Kyiv city military administration reported on the active work of air defense in the capital.

The mayor of the capital Vitaliy Klitschko reported at 11:29 that emergency services were dispatched to a call near the city center after the explosion.

Later, he wrote that rescuers are extinguishing the debris of the rocket burning on the roadway in the Obolon district

As of 11:45, it is known about the fall of six fragments of rockets in four districts of the capital.

The capital’s military administration also reported on falling debris in the Podil District. The roof of a two-story building caught fire, the fire was contained.

According to the mayor of Kyiv, medics hospitalized one injured person in the capital’s Podil district.

By Pavlo Vitenko, Ukrainian Freedom News

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