Kherson: Eyewitness reports from a Ukrainian city under siege
06 March 2022 | 11:18 am
One week into the war Russia appears to have taken the first major city in Ukraine. Residents of Kherson tell DW about what it's like to be in a city under siege, with roadblocks and looting.
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