Russian army foils Ukrainian troops' attack attempts in Kherson
The Russian armed forces foiled attempts by 12 sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Ukrainian military.
The Russian military foiled attempts by Ukrainian troops to attack the Nykolaiv-Kryvyi Rih area and infiltrate Russia's rear positions in Kherson, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
"In the Nykolaiv-Kryvyi Rih area, the Ukrainian armed formations, using forces of up to three company tactical groups, made unsuccessful attempts to attack positions of Russian troops in the area of the villages of Kachkarivka, Pyatykhatky and Sadok of the Kherson Region," a statement read, revealing that the Ukrainian military suffered significant losses and retreated.
The Russian armed forces foiled attempts by 12 sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Ukrainian military to infiltrate Russia's rear areas, according to the statement.
On Sunday, a representative of the emergency services of the Kherson region says that Kherson in addition to 9 other cities lost power after an attack targeting the main power line supplying the area.
"As a result of the terrorist attack on the Berislav-Kakhovka line, three reinforced concrete pylons of high-voltage power lines were damaged. More than 10 settlements of the region were left without electricity. The emergency services team is working to eliminate the consequences of the terrorist attack," the representative stated.
Kherson, along with 3 neighboring regions of DPR, LPR, and Zaporozhye, voted to join the Russian federation last September. The vote was later approved by Moscow following legal and political procedures and finalized on October 5.
This led to Ukraine escalating against the republics and using various tactics to try and undermine their leadership and hurt their civilians.
Following the accession of the regions into Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to protect Russia's new territories, by all means, saying Moscow would rebuild all the leveled cities and towns and back the industrial sector, develop enterprises, upgrade the infrastructure, and introduce healthcare systems.
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