Contents tagged with Kherson

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces are entering Kherson

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces are entering Kherson. Some units of the Ukrainian Army are already in the city, reports the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    "Kherson is returning to the control of Ukraine. Units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are entering the city. The ways of retreat of the Russian occupiers are under the fire control of the Ukrainian Army. Any attempts to counteract the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be stopped," the statement reads.

    The intelligence …

  • Ukrainian Forces advancing towards Kherson from the north and west, Russian troops retreating leaving behind weapons and equipment

    The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said in the evening report that Ukrainian troops are steadily moving towards Kherson. Over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reportedly advanced 7 kilometers in the direction of Petropavlivka-Novoraisk moving from the north of the Kherson region along the Dnieper and took control of six settlements. Another part of the Ukrainian military, moving in the Pervomaisk-Kherson direction, also took control of six settlements.

    The …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russians are ready to surrender Kherson

    Russians can make another "gesture of goodwill" and leave the right bank of the Dnieper in the temporarily occupied Kherson region, said the Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, during a briefing.

    According to him, any reports coming from Russians about Kherson can be a part of the information operation. He noted that the Ukrainian leadership closely monitors all statements of the enemy and recommended trusting Ukrainian official sources.

    "Russians have a habit of "acts of goodwill". …

  • Kyiv: Russians leaving Chornobaivka and Kherson

    For the first time since the capture of the Kherson region, the Russians have taken all the equipment out of Chornobaivka and are leaving Kherson, said the adviser to the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration Serhiy Khlan on the air of the FREEDOM telethon.

    According to Khlan, there are fewer Russians in the regional center, but they continue to loot the city and intimidate the local population. Chornobaivka was empty for the first time in many months.

    "There are no visible …

  • Kadyrov confirms multiple Chechen soldiers killed in Ukrainian artillery strike near Kherson

    The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said on his Telegram channel that 23 Chechen servicemen were killed, and 58 others were injured during Ukrainian artillery strike near Kherson.

    "Yes, on that day our losses overnight were great. But the Chechens are fighting jihad war, fighting against the forces of the Iblis. And if it is destined to fall in a holy war, then it is an honor and a great joy for every true Muslim. We all dream of perishing in the way of Allah. May the Almighty accept them!" …

  • Defense Minister Reznikov: advance of Ukrainian troops in Kherson region has been slowed down by bad weather

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that rainy weather slowed down the advance of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Kherson region, but Ukrainian troops are successfully using “small steps” tactics.

    "In the south, we are also continuing the counter-offensive campaign. Right now, the weather conditions – I mean the rain. This slowed us down a little,” said the Ukrainian Defense Minister in an interview with the Fox News.

    Reznikov pointed out that all the bridges in the Kherson …

  • Kyiv: Russia deploying additional troops to Kherson

    Evacuation of people and property from the occupied Kherson, previously announced by Russia, is an information operation and manipulation. In fact, the Russian authorities are bringing additional military units to the city and preparing the streets for defense, said the Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Kirill Budanov in an interview with the newspaper Ukrainska Pravda.

    "In many aspects, it is an information operation and manipulation. Here are some …

  • Russian authorities call on the residents of Kherson to immediately leave the city

    The Russia-installed administration of the Kherson region called on the residents to "immediately leave the city."

    "Residents of Kherson and all departments and ministries of civil administration should cross to the left bank of the Dnieper today. Due to the tense situation at the front, the increased danger of massive shelling of the city and the threat of terrorist attacks, all civilians should immediately leave the city and cross to the left bank of the Dnieper!" reads the statement. …

  • Russia preparing to surrender Kherson

    According to the commander of the Russian troops in the zone of the so-called "special operation" in Ukraine, General Sergei Surovikin, "the situation in Kherson is very difficult."

    "We will act consciously, in a timely manner, not excluding the adoption of the most difficult decisions," the general said on the air of the TV channel Russia 24.

    According to Surovikin, "the enemy strikes at critical infrastructure," so "further plans and actions regarding the city of Kherson itself will depend …

  • Russia: Ukrainian Forces have begun active phase of offensive in Kherson region

    The Ukrainian Forces have begun the active phase of the offensive in the Kherson region, but the Russian army is ready to repel attacks, said the Russia-installed deputy “governor" of the region, Kirill Stremousov.

    "It doesn't mean anything. On August 28, there was also an active phase just in the area of Posad-Pokrovske, which was successfully stopped by the Russian army," he stressed.

    Stremousov said that the Ukrainian troops are carrying out the offensive between Dudchany and Berislav. He …