War in Ukraine: Zelensky hails ‘historic day’ after Russia pulls out of Kherson

The Ukrainian president praised the courage of Kherson residents, who have lived under Russian occupation since mid-March: “They never abandoned Ukraine,” he said.


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LUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hailed Friday as “a historic day” after Russian troops withdrew and the key city of Kherson in southern Ukraine was retaken by troops from Kyiv.

“Today is a historic day!”, he welcomed in his daily speech posted on social networks.


“Our people. Ours. Kherson”, he wrote a few minutes ago on Telegram with a blue and yellow Ukrainian flag in his text message.

The Ukrainian military announced late in the afternoon that it had “entered” into Kherson in southern Ukraine.

In his daily speech, Volodymyr Zelensky made it clear that the Ukrainian army “is currently on the outskirts of the city.” “But special units are already in the city,” he said.

The Ukrainian president finally saluted the courage of Kherson residents, who have lived under Russian occupation since mid-March: “They never abandoned Ukraine,” he said.


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