One year since liberation, Ukraine's Kherson still under fire

Beneath a tall residential building in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, policemen and soldiers cautiously circled a shell casing on the ground surrounded by debris.

The fragment -- the remains of a Soviet-era Grad rocket -- had torn through the building's ninth floor, ripping a large hole in its exterior and sending debris in all directions.

Ukraine theater stages actors' tales of Russian occupation

On a stripped-down stage, a group of actors in T-shirts and jeans sat on chairs recounting life under the Russian occupation of Ukraine's southern city of Kherson.

Behind them, a screen showed a video of Russian military trucks entering the city, a column of black smoke rising into the sky and Russian soldiers raising their national flag.

The losses are big, huge: The liquidation of the soldiers has been carried out

This was announced by the acting governor of the Kherson region, Vladimir Saldo.
The Russian army successfully repelled all enemy attacks, in three weeks more than 30 motor boats, 2 tanks, 28 howitzers, two multi-barrel systems and two radars were destroyed.
Also, according to Saldo, 7 ammunition warehouses and two command posts were destroyed.

Kherson residents return to flood-ruined homes after dam destroyed

"My whole life was in this house. Now I have nothing," said Tetiana Pivneva, after returning to her flooded home in the Ukraine city of Kherson following the catastrophic destruction of a dam.

The June 6 breach of the Russia-controlled Kakhovka dam inundated huge swathes of the Kherson region, forcing thousands to flee and sparking fears of an environmental disaster.

Flooding from dam leaves thousands with no drinking water in Ukraine

Authorities rushed to rescue hundreds of people stranded on rooftops and supply drinking water to areas flooded by a collapsed dam in southern Ukraine on Wednesday, in a growing humanitarian and ecological disaster along a river that forms part of the front line in the 15-month war.