Russian military in de-occupied Kherson region trying to hide among civilians - Danilov

Russian military in de-occupied Kherson region trying to hide among civilians - Danilov

Russian servicemen, who never made it to withdraw from the liberated Kherson region along with their units have changed into civilian outfits, trying to evade arrest and accountability for war crimes.

Oleksiy Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, spoke of this on the air of the national telethon, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Indeed, a certain part (of the Russian servicemen - ed.) change into civilian clothes in order to hide and avoid accountability," he said.

At the same time, Danilov assured that the SBU and the Ukrainian military run all the necessary checks in the area, including at roadblocks. He added that on Sunday, at a meeting chaired by President Volodymyr Zelensky, SBU officials already boasted some arrests.

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As Ukrinform reported earlier, on November 11, President Zelensky announced that Ukraine was regaining control of Kherson.

Throughout the week, Ukraine’s defense forces liberated 179 settlements on the right bank of the Dnipro.

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