This is reported by the Russian propagandists of RIA-Noviny.
At the meeting, the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Serhiy Shoigu and the commander of the occupying forces Serhii Surovikin agreed that the invaders would withdraw to the left bank of the Dnieper, where they would build a “line of defense”.
“The decision on the defense on the left bank of the Dnieper is not easy, at the same time we will preserve the lives of our soldiers and the combat capability of the troop group. The maneuver of the troops will be carried out in the near future, they will occupy the prepared defensive lines on the left bank of the Dnieper,” Surovikin explains, “a gesture of goodwill.”
- The occupiers accused the Ukrainian Armed Forces of shelling the Kakhovskaya HPP with HIMARS missile systems. The Russians also note that a “terrorist attack” occurred on the Beryslav – Kakhovka transmission line, as a result of which 10 settlements in the Kherson region were without power.
- Armed forces of the Russian Federation, dressed in civilian clothes, move civilians and strengthen positions inside Kherson for conducting street battles.
- Previously, the administration of the President of the Russian Federation prepared manuals for Russian propagandists, which indicated how to talk about the reasons for a possible escape from Kherson.
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