Ukrainian authorities and utility companies are working to restore the heavily damaged infrastructure of Kherson after Russian withdrawal as the conflict enters into its 264th day.
Ukrainians hail Russia's retreat from Kherson, with Kiev working to de-mine the strategic southern city and restore power across the region as fighting enters its 263rd day.
Ukraine's President Zelenskyy says Kherson is "ours" as Russia completes its withdrawal from the regional capital, the only one Moscow captured in fighting — now in its day 262.
Video footage shows dozens of people cheering and chanting victory slogans in Kherson city's central square, where the apparent first Ukrainian troops to arrive snapped selfies in the throng.
Kherson is one of the strategic regions located between the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula and eastern Ukraine. The Russian retreat might mean the end of Moscow’s aim to reach Odessa and further southwest Ukraine.
Ukrainian troops push towards Kherson, after Moscow orders retreat, even as Kiev warns Russian troops could still turn Kherson into a "city of death", as fighting enters its 261st day.
Russia orders its troops to withdraw from the west bank of the Dnipro River near the strategic southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, a potential turning point in conflict – now in its 260th day.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates he will continue dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Fierce fighting between Moscow and Kiev persists in eastern and southern parts as Ukrainian forces are pushing Russian forces out on the 258th day of the conflict.
Ukraine is bracing for fresh Russian attacks on its infrastructure, says Zelenskyy as Kiev’s mayor urges residents to prepare for possible evacuations on the 257th day of the conflict.
Iran has acknowledged for the first time that it supplied Russia with drones, insisting the transfer came before the war in Ukraine that enters its 255th day.
Ukrainian forces can retake Kherson city from Russian troops, says US, in what would be a major defeat for Russia in its military offensive against its neighbour, as fighting enters its 254th day.
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