Russia Ukraine War Live Updates: Ukraine’s Armed Forces Confirm Attack on Kherson Airport in an Attempt to Drive Russian Troops Out1 min read
In a dramatic step, Ukrainian troops claim to have struck the Kherson airport, which had been taken by Russian troops earlier in the fighting. Ukraine’s military stated yesterday that a counter-offensive in Kyiv and other key cities had begun. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has petitioned the US Congress for more weapons and economic sanctions against Russia. Moscow has kept largely mute on combat casualties, maintaining that the campaign is proceeding as planned. Meanwhile, officials in Rivne, western Ukraine, have raised the dead toll from a television tower attack to 21 people, up from nine the day of the attack.