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Ukraine Says Russia Has Killed or Wounded 40,000 Since Invasion

HeadlineJun 07, 2022

Ukraine’s government says more than 40,000 civilians have been killed or wounded in fighting since Russia invaded in late February, with some 3 million Ukrainians now living under Russian occupation. On Monday, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian forces were continuing to fight pitched battles in the eastern city of Severodonetsk, but that his troops are outnumbered and losing ground. Meanwhile, bombs and shells continue to rain down on rural communities near the frontlines. One person was killed and another injured in the town of Druzhkivka, where residents woke Sunday to the sound of explosions and shattering glass.

Elena: “You can see for yourself what happened. What else can I say? I have been left homeless in my old age.”

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