Locals rejoice over Russian retreat from Kherson as demining carried out

Ukrainians on Saturday hailed Russia's retreat from Kherson, as Kyiv said it was working to demine the strategic southern city, record Russian crimes and restore power across the region. Read FRANCE 24’s live blog to see how the day's events unfolded. All times are Paris time (GMT+1).

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10:06pm: Russian atrocities in Kherson region 'same' as other regions, says Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has accused Russian soldiers of committing war crimes and killing civilians in Kherson, parts of which were retaken by Ukraine's army last week after Russia pulled out.

"Investigators have already documented more than 400 Russian war crimes. Bodies of dead civilians and servicemen have been found," Zelenskiy said in his nightly video address on Sunday.

"The Russian army left behind the same savagery it did in other regions of the country it entered," he said.

09:00pm: Fighting in Donetsk region remains intense, says Zelensky

President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday that fighting in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region was as intense as it had been in recent days with no letup in Russian attacks.

"Battles in Donetsk region are just as intense as they have been in previous days," Zelensky said in his nightly video address.

"The level of Russian attacks has not declined. And the level of our resilience and courage is at its highest. We will not allow them through our defence."

08:47pm: More than 400 Russian war crimes committed in freed Kherson, says Zelensky

FRANCE 24's Luke Shrago reports:

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