10 things you need to know today: June 6, 2022

Zelensky visits troops in eastern Donbas, weekend of mass shootings leaves at least 12 dead, and more

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1. Zelensky visits twin city of embattled Sievierodonetsk

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the eastern city of Lysychansk on Sunday, one of his few trips outside Kyiv since Russia invaded in February and the closest he has been to the fighting since Russian forces withdrew from around Kyiv in late March. Lysychansk is located just across the Siverskiy Donets River from its twin city, Sievierodonetsk, which has become the focal point of Russia's campaign in eastern Ukraine. "What you all deserve is victory — that is the most important thing," Zelensky told troops in a video released Sunday night. "But not at any cost."

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