KHERSON, November 5. /TASS/. Ukrainian armed forces ramp up shelling in the Kherson Region as they prepare for an offensive, Deputy Governor Kirill Stremousov said on his Telegram channel Saturday.
"[Ukrainian forces] prepare for another stage of an offensive on the Kherson Region. Artillery brigade groups, mortar batteries, tactical aviation planes and army aviation helicopters inflict massive fire within their preparation for an assault," he noted.
According to Stremousov, Ukrainian shelling has also intensified on the Nikolayev contact area. Relocation of Ukrainian infantry and vehicles is being observed on other directions. Russian forces eliminated a Ukrainian Akatsiya artillery position.