Ukraine announces the start of its forces’ entry into Kherson after the Russian withdrawal

The Ukrainian army began entering Kherson, a large city in the south of the country, on Friday after the withdrawal of Russian forces, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced. in another sharp setback for Moscow nearly nine months after the Russian invasion began Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky praised Friday in his daily speech. Sui social media, in on a “historic day”, he claimed that special military forces had entered the southern city of Kherson after Russia announced the withdrawal of its forces from.

“Today is a historic day. We are taking back Kherson,” Zelensky wrote on Telegram.

“At the moment, our defenders are on the outskirts of the city. But in cities have special military forces, “he explained.

“Our people. Ours. Kherson,” he added, along with a Ukrainian flag emoji and amateur city scenes showing Ukrainian troops gathering with the city’s residents.

One of the clips Zelensky posted that he said he filmed from Kherson showed Ukrainian soldiers saying they were from the “28th Brigade” as a crowd could be heard singing “VCU”, which stands for Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry previously wrote on Facebook: “Kherson returns to Ukrainian control. Units of Ukrainian forces enter in city ​​”, inviting the remaining Russian soldiers in city ​​to “surrender immediately”.