In the videos that have been published on social networks, you can see the completely empty offices, with some things stored in boxes, which shows a relegation planned by the invading Russian troops
In images you can see the unoccupied offices in the Ukrainian region
After the evident defeat suffered by the Russian troopsin the region of < b>Kherson in the southeast of Ukraine, following the counteroffensive launched by the Ukrainian president Volodimir Zelensky, in which he managed to recover a large part of the territory invaded by the Russians . Now the invaders have fled the city leaving the facilities of the regional administrave building.
In images that have been published in social networks, you can see the completely empty offices, with some things stored in boxes, which is evidence of a planned flight by the invading Russian troops.
The regional administration building had been taken over by pro-Russian authorities who at the time assured that “they would never leave”, however, the videos show totally something else.
Russian commanders fled the city they had captured during the first days of the invasion, leaving recruits “demoralized and leaderless” to face the Ukrainian advance. Analysts predict a victory for the defenders by the end of the year, according to information obtained by The Times.
The empty offices of the Kherson regional administration building
Kherson is the last Russian-occupied city on the west bank of Dnipro, the river that divides Ukraine. Western officials said it would be “impossible” for Putin to maintain a military presence across the river if Kherson fell.
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The capture of the city was the first major Russian victory after the February invasion, when troops burst from the Crimea in a rapid advance.
A number of people evacuated from the Russian-controlled area of Ukraine's Kherson region get off a bus at the Dzhankoi railway station in Crimea
However, with the onset of winter, Russian generals they seem to have decided to abandon their positionon the west bank of the Dnipro and concentrate on fortifying their posts on the east bank.
“They have decided that Kherson is not worth fighting for, but that The river's natural defensive barrier is very valuable to them,” a Western official told The Times.
The pro-Russian authorities of the Ukrainian region of Kherson affirmed this Saturday that the evacuation of the area continues and recognized that “it is difficult” for the locals to leave their land.
“Many times it is very difficult for people, because they have to leave their homes, their lives”, admitted the pro-Russian deputy governor, Kiril Stremoúsov.
Empty rooms of the Kherson regional administration building, after the Russians fled
The official said on Telegram that the authorities are trying to convince the inhabitants of Kherson of the need to take this step in order to not put your security at risk.
“People find it difficult to accept the new reality, but we try to convince them. We assure you that all this is temporary and it is for your own good, it is to save lives,” he stressed.
Russian troopsare trying to locate civilians who refuse to evacuate the Ukrainian region of Kherson, from which the Kremlin Army is withdrawing in the face of advancing Ukrainian soldiers, according to kyiv.
This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukrainein his last part of the war published this Saturday on his Facebook account.
Despite the fact that Russia already considers these areas territory of its country, the Ukrainian troops continue to advance in Kherson and have reached its capital, while the Russian occupiers, according to kyiv, are withdrawing from their posts.
“In Kherson, Russian troops are searching for local residents who refuse to evacuate the territory temporarily controlled by the Russian invaders”, the Ukrainian General Staff specifies in its message.
“The city is being looted, the infrastructures are being destroyed”, according to the General Staff, which adds that “the enemy is trying to hold onto the temporarily captured territories, concentrating their efforts to try to disrupt the actions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday called for the evacuation of civilians from Kherson in the face of the Ukrainian counteroffensive, while Kyiv and the Westthey are trying to figure out if a troop withdrawal is being prepared or if it is an ambush for the Ukrainian forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin
“Of course, those who live in Kherson must be removed from the zone of the most dangerous actions, because the civilian population must not suffer from bombings, offensives, counter-offensives and other related measures with military operations,” said the head of the Kremlin.
Stremoúsov himself He again asked the inhabitants of Kherson this Friday to move to other safe areas since “a massive bombardment of the regional capital is soon possible.”
He even announced a 24-hour curfew in the city, but later backtracked, saying “there are no restrictions on residents” beyond the seven-hour curfew at night.
Russian-imposed authorities in Kherson ordered in October the evacuation of some 80,000 citizens from the right bank to the left bank of the Dnieper River in the face of the approach of Russian forces, and two weeks ago included to the provincial capital.
This week they also extended the measure to the left bank of the Dnieper to remove up to 70,000 people from there.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Russian troops are currently trying to locate to civilians who refuse to leave Kherson.
(With information from EFE)