Ukraine’s Armed Forces released footage on November 13 showing jubilant crowds welcoming soldiers into central Kherson after Russian forces withdrew from the city.
The video shows people holding flowers and flags greeting the soldiers.
Russia confirmed the withdrawal of its armed forces from the region on Friday, November 11.
The withdrawal came just under two months after the Kremlin claimed Kherson Oblast as Russian territory following internationally condemned referendums in occupied Ukrainian territories. Credit: 59th Separate Motorized Infantry Brigade via Storyful