Huge blow for Russia as it abandons key Ukrainian city Kherson – BBC News

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Huge blow for russia as it abandons key ukrainian city kherson - bbc news

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Russia has ordered its troops to withdraw from the key Ukrainian city of Kherson, the highly prized regional capital that it captured soon after its invasion of Ukraine.

For weeks, Ukrainian forces have been advancing on the city. Now the Russian commander in Ukraine has said it is no longer possible to supply troops in the city.

Reeta Chakrabarti present BBC News at Ten reporting from the frontline, by Jeremy Bowen, Fred Scott and Kathy Long.

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