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# kherson

Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Factcheck: MEP Clare Daly ‘mistakenly’ cited wrong fatality figures for Russian invasion of Ukraine
Daly had also said that Ukraine had lost territory, citing Russian annexation declarations.
This year
Ukraine says seven villages retaken in counter-offensive
Ukraine also said it made small gains near the eastern city of Bakhmut after launching its long-awaited counteroffensive.
Ukraine and Russia accuse each other of shelling Kherson evacuations after dam collapse
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the area today and praised the continuing rescue efforts.
Explainer: Why would Russia strike a dam in territory it currently controls?
Russia has blamed Ukraine for the attack, but experts say that Moscow is the only State that would stand to benefit as Ukraine’s counter-attack looms.
Last year
Moscow accuses Ukraine of air base attack that it claims left three dead
Russia’s domestic security agency has said it has killed four Ukrainian ‘saboteurs’ that allegedly tried to enter the country.
Russian shells pound Kherson, leaving seven dead
Ukrainian forces retook control of Kherson last month.
Russia launches more than 60 missiles into Ukraine, at least two people killed
Blasts were reported in at least four cities.
Ukrainian governor says Russian shelling in Kherson kills two and has injured five others
The city of Kherson was in November recaptured by Ukrainian forces during a Kyiv counteroffensive.
Russian shelling cuts off power again in liberated city of Kherson
Ukraine has faced an onslaught of Russian artillery fire and drone attacks since early October.
Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as winter warfare looms
Analysts predict wintry weather could have an increasing impact on the direction of the nine-month-old conflict.
Russian shelling kills 15 in Kherson as Ukraine battles to restore power
A barrage of missiles hit residential and commercial buildings, setting some ablaze.
Zelenskyy says Russia using cold as 'weapon of mass destruction'
Ukraine and the WHO have expressed fears that a lack of heat, power and water due to Russian shelling will make living conditions too difficult this winter.
Authorities have begun evacuating civilians from recently liberated sections of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions
The World Health Organisation has said millions face a “life-threatening” winter in Ukraine this year
UN atomic watchdog chief denounces 'targeted strikes' on Ukraine nuclear plant
Tom Clonan: Losing Kherson is a huge blow for Russia that will embolden the Ukrainian army
World Health Organisation says millions of lives at risk in Ukraine this winter
It comes after Ukraine said it had discovered four Russian torture sites in the southern city of Kherson.
Tom Clonan: Losing Kherson is a huge blow for Russia that will embolden the Ukrainian army
The security analyst looks at the recent gains for Ukraine and says it must now capitalise on this and win back more territory.
Zelenskyy calls liberation of Kherson the 'beginning of the end’ of the war
The liberation of Kherson is one of Ukraine’s biggest success so far of the nearly nine-month invasion.
Relief in Ukraine's Kherson after Russian occupation
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told Ukrainians still under occupation: ‘We don’t forget anyone.’
'Life is returning': Ukrainian police and broadcasters come back to Kherson
Residents awoke from jubilant celebrations that broke out after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of Dnieper River.
Moscow says Kherson pullout has started as Ukraine claims gains
In Moscow, Kremlin supporters rushed to justify the decision.
Ukraine's occupied city of Kherson without electricity and water after strike
It is the first time that Kherson has seen such a power cut.
Russia ‘withdraws officers' from Kherson ahead of expected Ukrainian advance
The Ukrainian military said its forces have continued their counter-offensives in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions
Pro-Russian authorities urge Kherson residents to 'immediately' leave city
Kherson is one of four regions Russia has claimed to have annexed.
Ukrainian forces pile pressure on Russian-held Kherson as full-scale attack grows closer
The counter-attack comes as thousands of Russian draftees have poured into the region
Pro-Kremlin officials say 50,000 will be evacuated from Kherson
Kherson was the first city to fall to Russian forces after the Kremlin launched its invasion on February 24.
At least three killed as Russian strikes hit residential buildings in Zaporizhzhia
It comes as Ukraine said it had retaken more than 400 square kilometres of the Kherson region since the beginning of the month.
Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region
Ukrainian forces penetrated Moscow’s defences in the region, one of the four areas that Russia is trying to absorb.
Ukraine launches counterattack with intense fighting in southern region of Kherson
The attack, launched yesterday, comes as President Zelenskyy meets with the UN’s atomic energy group.
At least two killed after 'massive' Russian shelling in Ukrainian city of Sloviansk
Moscow has launched a campaign of so-called Russification.
Sloviansk Mayor Vadim Lyakh has urged residents to evacuate and to take cover in shelters.
FSB official Sergei Yeliseyev said "Russia is here forever" upon taking over the government in Kherson.
Talks in Switzerland heard that the rebuilding of Ukraine is estimated to cost at least $750 billion.
Putin orders troops to press ahead with Ukraine offensive after taking control of Lugansk region
Russia seizes key Ukrainian city of Kherson after week of war
Russian “occupiers” were in “all parts” of Kherson, Ukrainian regional official Gennady Lakhuta conceded late last night.