The Russian Armed Forces have taken full control of the Ukrainian city of Kherson, official representative for the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov said.
Konashenkov noted that the civil infrastructure, life support facilities for residents of the city and public transport are operating in the city as usual. In addition, no shortages in food and essential goods were reported.
According to Konashenkov, the Russian troops have destroyed 1,502 military infrastructure facilities in Ukraine during the entire period of the special military operation.
Ukrainians are fleeing the cities that could be taken by the Russian army. Apartment prices have already dropped by as much as 50 percent in Kharkiv. Housing sales have increased in Odessa as well, even if compared to 2022