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Our hero! Tears and smiles as cheering crowds welcome President Zelensky to liberated Kherson

Our hero! Tears and smiles as cheering crowds welcome President Zelensky to liberated Kherson: Ukrainian leader pledges ‘we move forward’ as his troops push back Russia

  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Kherson and addressed troops
  • Russian troops were forced to withdraw from the city after months of occupation
  • Crowds of Ukrainians cried and cheered in Kherson as they greeted Zelensky greeting

Volodymyr Zelensky was greeted as a hero today when he visited the newly liberated city of Kherson, with a cheering crowd cheering the Ukrainian president as he waved at them.

Zelensky, who remained in Ukraine throughout the war, addressed troops and local residents in Kherson’s main square and vowed, “We are moving forward. We are ready for peace, peace for our country.’

His visit to Kherson comes days after Russian troops had to withdraw from the southern city after months of occupation.

Zelensky thanked NATO and other allies for their support in the war against Russia and said the supply of high mobility artillery rocket systems (HIMARS) from the United States had made a big difference to Kiev.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Visited Kherson And Addressed The Troops There On Monday, Days After Russian Troops Were Forced To Withdraw From The Southern City After Months Of Occupation.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Kherson and addressed the troops there on Monday, days after Russian troops were forced to withdraw from the southern city after months of occupation.

Local Residents, Draped In The Ukrainian Flag, Wept With Happiness When They Saw Zelensky During His Visit To Kherson Today

Local residents, draped in the Ukrainian flag, wept with happiness when they saw Zelensky during his visit to Kherson today

Locals Clapped And Waved At Zelensky In Kherson During His Visit To The City

Locals clapped and waved at Zelensky in Kherson during his visit to the city

Zelensky was greeted by the cheering cheers of the Ukrainians who had spent months under Russian occupation in Kherson.

Parents with children, some pushing prams, gathered in the main square. Some waved Ukrainian flags and others had the flag draped over their shoulders

“I’m really happy, you can tell by the people’s reaction that their reaction was not staged,” he said in a commentary witnessed by a Reuters correspondent in Kherson.

When asked where the Ukrainian armed forces could advance next, he said: “Not Moscow… We are not interested in the territory of another country.”

Minutes before he arrived, nearby shelling could be heard from people in central Kherson. After Zelenskiy finished speaking, several more artillery shells reverberated over the town.

Ukrainian troops arrived in central Kherson on Friday after Russia abandoned the only regional capital it had occupied since Moscow launched its invasion.

Zelensky said late Sunday that Ukrainian forces retaking the city of Kherson have found evidence of hundreds of new “war crimes” committed by Russian occupiers.

Ukrainians in the liberated city expressed relief after the end of the months-long occupation.

The city of Kherson was the first major urban hub to collapse after Russia invaded in February.

The full reconquest opens a gateway for Ukraine to the entire Kherson region, with access to both the Black Sea in the west and the Sea of ​​Azov in the east.

The region was one of four regions that the Kremlin announced in September that it had been annexed and part of Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to use all available means to defend them against Ukrainian forces

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