What’s Going On in Kherson?

The Russian military is withdrawing from the Ukrainian city of Kherson, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Wednesday. Shoigu ordered the withdrawal after a proposal by Gen. Sergei Surovikin, Moscow’s main commander in Ukraine.

This is in the context of a Ukrainian offensive hoping to recapture the city. Kherson fell to Russian troops in March.

Kherson is the regional capital of Kherson Oblast and had roughly 300,000 people before the war started in February. It is unknown how many are still there.

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