June 8, 2023

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Pro-Russian officials say they have completed the evacuation of civilians from the Kherson region

Pro-Russian officials say the evacuation of civilians from the occupied Kherson region has been completed

“The task of organizing the departure of the inhabitants of the Left Bank [fleuve] Dnieper mission completed for safe areas in Russia »Thursday evening Sergei Aksionov, Kherson a neighboring peninsula Crimea leader, said that Moscow was annexed in 2014. “I am happy that everyone was able to quickly and safely leave the area shelled by the Ukrainian armed forces. » On Wednesday, a Russian occupation official in Kherson, Vladimir Saldo, said at least 70,000 residents had fled their homes in the area within a week.

Mr Aksyonov also visited the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant with Sergueï Kirienko, Deputy Director of the Russian Presidential Administration.

The Ukrainian military command noted in its statement Daily report It was published on Friday in the last twenty four hours “The so-called “evacuation” of the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region continues”. kyiv says that they are transfers of these people “Deportations”. He mentioned a “Reinforcement of Enemy Group on Right Bank” A native of Kherson region.

According to British Ministry of DefenceThe Russians have “reinforced some of their units west of the Dnieper River with mobilized reserves”. These units “Establishing Defensive Positions”As is the whole forehead, are formed “Some male-dominated institutions [au lieu d’une centaine] ».

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