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Shot, stabbed and poisoned. In the Kherson region of southern Ukraine, several Russian associates have been the target of assassination attempts, some successful. Vitaly Gur, vice president of the Nova Kakhovka administration, is one of the latest names on the list. The mayor was shot as he left his building and died on the way to the hospital, according to Russian media.
These are isolated cases that began to appear scattered across the Kherson region. US officials believe that these efforts could be a sign of a growing resistance movement against pro-Russian authorities in the occupied regions.
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