The Russian army asserted on Wednesday it had taken control of the southerly Ukrainian city of Kherson as Moscow’s invasion of the pro-Western nation entered its seventh day.
“The Russian departments of the armed forces have taken the regional center of Kherson under complete control,” protection ministry spokesperson Igor Konashenkov claimed in aired remarks.
He declared that civil services as well as transportation were operating as usual.
“The city is not experiencing scarcities of food and crucial goods,” he added.
He stated talks were under way in between the Russian army and regional authorities on maintaining order, shielding the populace as well as maintaining civil services working.
Kherson’s mayor Igor Kolykhaiev claimed in a blog post on Facebook: “We are still Ukraine. Still firm.”
Obviously opposing the Russian army’s claims, he said he needed to find a method to “accumulate the (bodies of the) dead” as well as “recover electrical power, water, home heating and also gas where they are damaged.”
“But I warn you immediately: to complete these tasks today implies to execute a wonder,” he included.
Russian President Vladimir Putin last Thursday purchased troops to invade pro-Western Ukraine to “demilitarize” as well as “denazify” the nation.
In conclusion, the Russian military harmed more than 1,500 armed forces facilities in Ukraine, Konashenkov claimed on Wednesday, including that 58 planes, 46 drones and 472 storage tanks as well as various other armored lorries had actually been ruined.