Contents tagged with Kherson

  • Kyiv: All of Kherson region is now under Ukraine's fire control

    The Ukrainian military has established fire control over almost the entire territory of the temporarily occupied Kherson region, said the head of the Joint Press Center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces South, Natalia Humenyuk.

    "Almost the entire territory of the Kherson region is under our fire control. We continue our combat work, but it is too early to talk about victories. We need to gain a foothold in the liberated settlements," she said.

    According to her, the military operation of the …

  • General Marchenko: over the past 2 weeks Ukrainian Forces have advanced 12 km into Kherson region

    Ukrainian forces have advanced 12 km in the Kherson region, said Major General Dmytro Marchenko at a briefing in Voznesensk.

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces have liberated 13 settlements and cleared 500 square kilometers of Ukrainian land from the enemy.

    The Ukrainian Operational Command South reported that only over the past day 59 Russian soldiers were killed, a tank, 5 152nd caliber howitzers (among them Msta-B and Msta-S), a command and staff vehicle and, as well as 12 units of other armored …

  • Ukrainian Forces continue their offensive in Donetsk and Kherson regions

    The city of Svyatohirsk in the Donetsk region came under the control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Ukrainian Telegram channels published a photo with the Ukrainian flag on the building of the Svyatohirsk City Council. There is no official confirmation from Ukrainian authorities of this information yet.

    According to Russian blogger Andrei Morozov ("Fighting Cat Murz"), the Ukrainian military occupied a bridgehead on the left bank of the Siverskyi Donets River and moved to the rear of the …

  • Kyiv: all strategic bridges in Kherson region have been disabled

    Strategic bridges in the Kherson region are unsuitable for transportation of heavy equipment, three pontoon crossings of built by Russians were also destroyed, said the head of the joint press center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces South, Nataliya Gumenyuk.

    She noted that the bridges in the southern part of the country are under fire control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The Ukrainian troops, according to Gumenyuk, do not destroy infrastructure, but also do not provide the Russians with the …

  • Kremlin-installed authorities of occupied Kherson region say they are taking a ‘pause’ in ‘referendum’ on joining Russia due to security concerns

    The temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region is ready to hold a "referendum" on joining Russia, but due to the security situation, a pause would be taken, said the so-called "deputy head of the military-civil administration" of the Kherson region. Kirill Stremousov.

    "We have prepared for the vote. We wanted to hold a referendum in the near future, but because of all the events that have occurred now, I think that for now we take a pause. This will be understandably practical, …

  • Russia-installed Kherson regional governor flees to Voronezh

    The so-called "deputy head" of the Russia-installed administration of the Kherson region, Kirill Stremousov, fled from Ukraine to Russia and from there publishes video messages assuring his followers of the failure of the Ukrainian counteroffensive on Kherson.

    Ukrainian activist Serhiy Sternenko writes on his Telegram channel that it is likely that Stremousov has been in Voronezh for several days. Stremousov published several videos from Voronezh on his Telegram channel.

    After analyzing the …

  • Ukrainian Forces continue their advance in Kherson region

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces are advancing in many directions in the Kherson region. The Ukrainian Operational Command Kakhovka reports that the first line of Russian defense has been broken.

    In the video published by the Operational Command, one of the Russian soldiers complains that the Ukrainian Armed Forces broke through the first line of defense and strike the Russian positions from tanks, artillery and aircraft.

    "The 109th regiment of the DPR withdrew from its positions in the Kherson …

  • Russia appointed official injured in car explosion in occupied Kherson

    The Russia-appointed Deputy Head of the Internal Policy Department of the Kherson region, Igor Telegin, was injured in a car explosion, reports TASS, citing the deputy head of the military-civil administration of the region Kirill Stremousov.

    "An assassination attempt was made on the deputy head of the Department of Internal Policy Igor Telegin. He is alive and well. Everything is good with him. He will come back to work soon. An explosive device was detonated. Looks line the work non- …

  • Russia-installed Kherson regional governor allegedly poisoned by his cook and housekeeper

    The head of the Russia-installed  Kherson regional administration, Vladimir Saldo, could have been poisoned by his cook and his housekeeper. Saldo has all the symptoms of poisoning, reports the Russian Telegram channel Baza, citing sources.

    "It turned that the day before the alleged poisoning, a housekeeper who works at Saldo's house brought in a cook. Half an hour after the head of the military administration had a meal, he started getting confused, then his fingers began to go numb. A couple …

  • Russia-installed governor of Kherson region in induced coma due to suspected poisoning

    The head of the Russian-occupied Kherson region Vladimir Saldo was put into a medically induced coma, his condition is assessed as moderate, RIA Novosti reports. The official was hospitalized yesterday. First, he was transferred from the hospital in Kherson to the annexed Crimea, and then sent by special aircraft to Moscow.

    Later, a statement was posted on Saldo’s telegram channel: "Following the advice of doctors, I agreed to undergo a medical examination. According to preliminary estimates, …