KHERSON, October 23. /TASS/. Ukraine’s attacks in the Kherson direction were repelled, the situation is stable, the region’s deputy governor, Kirill Stremousov, said on Sunday.
"As of the evening of October 23, 2022, the situation in the Kherson direction is stable. Despite the Nazis’ attempts at breaking through into the Kherson Region’s territory, our troops are rebuffing all attacks," he said in a video address posted on his Telegram channel.
"The situation is stable. We are repelling attacks of Ukrainian Nazis. Everything will be all right," he pledged.
Acting Kherson Region Governor Vladimir Saldo announced on October 18 that civilians who live on the right bank of the Dnieper River in the Kherson Region would be evacuated to its left bank due to the threat of flooding, which could be triggered by a Ukrainian military strike on the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant. Saldo warned that Ukraine was accumulating substantial forces near Nikolayev and Krivoy Rog. According to the acting governor, the decision to relocate local residents was also due to the construction of massive defensive fortifications.