KHERSON, Ukraine – Hugging Ukrainian soldiers, blaring car horns and waving flags — the people of Kherson are savouring their newfound freedom.
After more than eight months under Russian occupation, residents of the city in southern Ukraine were celebrating their liberty and taking stock.
On the central Svoboda square, the national flag was flying on the roof of the regional administration building.
Several hundred joyful residents gathered there — children, families, and the elderly.
Lyubov, a 17-year-old drama student, was overjoyed.
She had blue and yellow p