Ukraine Looks to Cement Full Control of Kherson After Russian Retreat

Updated Nov. 12, 2022 9:26 am ET

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KYIV, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces moved to re-establish full control over the key southern city of Kherson, filling a vacuum left by Russian troops as civilians celebrated the end of eight months under occupation.

Ukrainian special units entered Kherson on Friday after Moscow abandoned the city—the only regional capital to fall under its control this year—in one of the biggest reversals since Russia invaded its smaller neighbor.

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