24 Feb 2022 20:38

Russian troops successfully accomplished all tasks set for Thurs - Russian Defense Ministry

MOSCOW. Feb 24 (Interfax) - All tasks set for the Russian Armed Forces' taskforces for Thursday have been successfully fulfilled, in particular, Russian troops have reached the city of Kherson, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

"The joint use of the raid detachments and airborne assault force in the Crimean direction ensured Russian troops' reaching the city of Kherson. This made it possible to unblock the North Crimean Canal and restore the water supply to the Crimean Peninsula," Konashenkov said at a press briefing on Thursday.