Kherson Oblast

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Kherson Oblast
Flag of Kherson Oblast
Coat of arms of Kherson Oblast
Location of Kherson Oblast in Ukraine

Kherson Oblast (Ukrainian: Херсонська область) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. The administrative centre is Kherson.

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During 2022, Russia made an invasion of much of Kherson Oblast (see 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine); Ukraine lost control of the city of Kherson, from March to November 2022, because of the Battle of Kherson ended on March 2. On November 11, 2022, Ukraine again took control of the city of Kherson. As of December 2022, Russia was still in control of large parts (of Kherson Oblast) on the East side of the Dniepr river.

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