Battle of Kherson
|Battle of Kherson|
|Part of the Kherson offensive and the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine|
||Ukrainian Armed Forces|
|Casualties and losses|
|Many dead Russian soldiers; Ukrainian authorities said that||~300 Ukrainian soldiers and civilians killed; Ukrainian authorities said that|
The Battle of Kherson was a military engagement between Russian and Ukrainian forces which began on 24 February 2022, as part of the Kherson offensive during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.
On 2 March 2022, Ukrainian forces left Kherson during the battle and Russia took control of the city.
Eight months after the battle: the city back under Ukraine's control[change | change source]
Ukraine took again control of the city of Kherson, on 11 November 2022. (Regarding other parts of Kherson Oblast: as of December, Russia was still in control of large parts of Kherson oblast - East of the Dniepr river.)
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, February 25, 2022". Critical Threats. February 25, 2022. Archived from the original on 26 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, February 25, 2022". Archived from the original on 26 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Schwirtz, Michael; Pérez-Peña, Richard (2022-03-02). "First Ukraine City Falls as Russia Strikes More Civilian Targets". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-03-03.
- ↑ "Russian claims it has seized Kherson as city's mayor agrees to curfew". The Independent. 2022-03-03. Retrieved 2022-03-03.