Kherson, just north of the Crimean peninsula that become annexed by way of Russia in 2014, was the various first areas to return under Russian control.
Ukraine said Friday it had struck Russian army positions within the southern Kherson region wherein Kyiv’s military is combating to reclaim territory captured by Moscow’s troops early of their invasion.
“Our aircraft finished a sequence of moves on enemy bases, places of accumulation of system and personnel, and field depots round five exclusive settlements within the Kherson region,” the defence ministry stated in a assertion.
Kherson, just north of the Crimean peninsula that turned into annexed through Russia in 2014, was among the first regions to come back beneath Russian control following the February 24 invasion.
Ukraine has launched an offensive to recapture territory there and the presidency said in a Friday morning briefing that the military situation there remained “traumatic”.
“A series of loud explosions were heard all through the day, combating continues on the borders of the region,” it said.
Moscow’s authorities in occupied Kherson have floated retaining a referendum on integrating with Russia, mirroring a debatable vote in Crimea in 2014.
They in advance introduced the Russian forex, the ruble, become being added into the region.