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"Over the past day, seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 14 were injured in the fighting," Andriy Lysenko, ATO spokesman for the president’s staff, said at a briefing in Kyiv Tuesday.

Lysenko expressed condolences to the families and friends of the victims.

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