Ukrainian army advancing towards Russian-occupied Kherson

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The Ukrainian army is reported to have breached Russian positions around the Dnieper River, northeast of the Russian-occupied city of Kherson.

The advance of the Ukrainian army was also confirmed by the Russian military officials in the region, and it was said, “We are opening very intense defensive fire on the Ukrainian army.”

Vladimir Saldo, the regional leader appointed by the Russians in Herson, stated that the Ukrainian army advanced about 30 km and came near the city of Dudchany.

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov added that Ukraine is superior in the number of tanks in the region.