"There are territories, populated localities that have been liberated. I rely exclusively on official data agreed with the General Staff. These are 44 localities," Dmytro Butriy, acting head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said at an online press conference for Kherson journalists, organized by the Centre for Investigative Journalism, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
The localities belong to Velyka Oleksandrivka, Kochubeyivka, Novovorontsovka territorial communities.
The situation is very tense, it has been like that since the first days, Butriy noted.
The acting head of the administration noted that he had spoken with the military on the front line liberating Kherson region. They work very efficiently and are "incredibly motivated", he said.
As reported, the day before, the Ukrainian defense forces attacked two control points of enemy troops and a landing pad in Nova Kakhovka.