MOSCOW, Nov 18 Ukrainian Railways ( Ukrzaliznytsia is launching a railway connection with Kherson, said Serhiy Khlan, an adviser to the Kyiv-appointed head of the Kherson regional administration, on Friday.
Ukrzaliznytsia is launching a train from Kyiv to Kherson. The first flight is already today at 22.14 from the capital, and tomorrow at approximately 09.00 in Kherson,” the message says on Khlan's page on the social network. The official noted that the train will depart from Kyiv on even numbers and leave Kherson on odd numbers. On the first flight, the train will carry about 200 passengers, Khlan added.
In mid-October, the Russian authorities decided to resettle the residents of four municipalities on the right bank of the Dnieper deep into the Kherson region and other subjects of Russia due to constant Ukrainian shelling, the risk of flooding in the event of a strike on the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric dam. decision to leave Kherson, the Ministry of Defense reported on November 9, noting that the defense of the city located on the right bank of the Dnieper is fraught with heavy human losses.A Russian group of troops, numbering more than 30 thousand personnel, was transferred to the left bank.Genichesk temporarily became the administrative capital of the Kherson region.