Ukrainian army and authorities completely control Kharkiv, – mayor
The Ukrainian army and the authorities are in full control of Kharkiv/State Emergency Service of Ukraine
The city council of Kharkov noted that the Ukrainian army is prepared and holds the defense of the city. At the same time, the city and regional authorities fully control Kharkiv.
This was announced on the air of Radio Liberty by the mayor of the city Igor Terekhov. However, the Russian invaders continue the genocide of the Ukrainian people.
The situation in Kharkiv
- Today, April 16, Russian troops once again launched a missile a blow to the peaceful quarter where the market worked. As a result of the shelling, 2 people were killed, another 32 were injured of varying severity, now they are being rescued by doctors.
- A day earlier, the Russians hit the KhTZ residential area with cluster bombs, killing civilians, including children.
The Russians have destroyed more than 2 thousand houses in the city
In general, since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the invaders have destroyed 2,061 houses in Kharkiv.
Igor Terekhov believes that by such actions the enemy is trying to sow chaos, but so far to no avail.
We are united and working, including all utilities, doctors. The situation is under control, despite the terrible footage that you show, and I see every day in the city. We're holding on. Our city was, is and will be a part of integral Ukraine. We will defend our city, our country and we will definitely win! We will lie down with bones so that the enemy does not enter the city,” the mayor said.
He added that the enemy constantly suffers losses on the outskirts of Kharkov. The Armed Forces of Ukraine hold back attacks and sometimes go on the counteroffensive. Kharkiv residents themselves demonstrate invincible willpower