Russian troops enter strategic Ukrainian port of Kherson

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KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russian troops were in the centre of the Ukrainian port of Kherson on Thursday after a day of conflicting claims over whether Moscow had captured a major urban centre for the first time in its eight-day invasion. Russia’s defence ministry said it had captured Kherson on Wednesday but an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy responded that Ukrainian forces continued to defend the Black Sea port of about 250,000 people. “We are a people who broke the enemy’s plans in a week,” Zelenskiy said in a video address. “These plans had taken years to write -…

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