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Russia's disruption of Starlink in Ukraine may cause tactical shift in conflict

Moscow, May 24 (UNI) Russian forces have been causing widespread disruption to Starlink satellite internet terminals on the battlefield in the Ukraine conflict, which may mark a tactical shift in ongoing hostilities, The New York Times reported on Friday, citing Ukrainian officials and soldiers.

During Russian troops' recent advances in the region of Kharkov (also known as Kharkiv), they reportedly deployed stronger electronic weapons and more sophisticated tools to degrade the Starlink service, the report said, adding that these territorial gains pose a major threat to Ukraine.
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21 Jun 2024 | 7:22 PM

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Israeli army kills 2 Palestinians in West Bank

21 Jun 2024 | 6:55 PM

Jerusalem, June 21 (UNI) The Israeli army killed two Palestinians in the West Bank city of Qalqilya on Friday, according to Palestinian and Israeli sources.

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US says forces destroyed 4 Houthi boats, 2 drones in Red Sea

21 Jun 2024 | 5:03 PM

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