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A civilian was injured during the shelling of Pervomaisk by Ukrainian troops in the LPR

A soldier displays fragments of ammunition. Archival photoLUHANSK, May 18. A civilian was wounded, three apartment buildings were damaged during the shelling of Pervomaisk in the LPR by Ukrainian troops, the LPR representative office at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC) reports.” As a result of artillery shelling of the village of Pervomaisk, a man born in 1978 was wounded, and three multi-apartment residential buildings were damaged,” the message says. Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” For this, according to him, it is planned to carry out “demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine”, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces strike only at military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops and On March 25, they completed the main tasks of the first stage – they significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass. coast of Mariupol