This is the beginning of the end of the war: Zelenskiy

STORY: "This is the beginning of the end of the war" Zelenskiy told reporters after arriving in Kherson on a sunny but cold day and addressing troops in front of the administration building in the main square.

"We are ready for peace, peace for all our country, all our territories," he said

Minutes before he arrived, nearby shelling could be heard by people in the center of Kherson. After Zelenskiy finished speaking, several more blasts of artillery gunfire echoed over the city.