Ukrainian troops entered the southern metropolis of Kherson on Friday and commenced to retake management of the regional capital after months of combating.
“Today is a historic day,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned in his nightly deal with. “The people of Kherson were waiting. They never gave up on Ukraine.”
A crowd of chanting revelers, some draped in Ukrainian flags, gathered Friday in Kherson’s central sq. to rejoice, based on movies shared extensively on social media, verified by The Washington Post. The celebrations continued into the evening within the middle of Kherson.