World News

Ukrainian forces destroy last remaining bridge used by Russian military in Kherson region


The Ukrainian military has reportedly destroyed the last remaining bridge over which Russian troops transferred their equipment to the Kherson region.


As reported on Friday, August 12, the fourth and final remaining bridge in the Kherson region, which the Russian troops used to transfer their equipment to the right bank, has been destroyed by the Ukrainian military. This was announced by Serhii Khlan, deputy of the Kherson Regional Council, on his official Facebook profile, according to

“Today, the Armed Forces of Ukraine targeted the last – the fourth bridge that connected the Right and Left banks. That is, the Russians no longer have any opportunity to completely transfer their equipment. Of course, they will try to repair it, look for an alternative in crossings, but it takes time, money, and then as soon as they prepare and gather equipment and strength, we will destroy it again”, wrote Khlan.

According to the deputy, the Russian troops on the front line are now cut off not only from their supply of weapons and heavy equipment but also from food.

He also suggested that the occupiers are afraid, and are preparing for a counteroffensive by the Ukrainian Armed Forces: “Hedgehogs were sent to Kherson, but wooden ones, which in principle symbolises their essence – all fakes and productions. They increased the pressure on the townspeople – at night they conducted searches and detained people”.

Khlan added that: “The partisans remind again that the passport of the Russian Federation is not a document, but a fake that turns you into subhumans, besides, it is a reason to mobilise into the enemy’s army for certain death. But intelligence warns that there will be a responsibility for obtaining a passport because this is cooperation with the aggressor”.



Thank you for taking the time to read this article. Do remember to come back and check The Euro Weekly News website for all your up-to-date local and international news stories and remember, you can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at

Recent Posts

  • Health & Beauty

Keeping Raynaud’s symptoms to a minimum in winter

Raynaud's phenomenon is common and does not usually cause severe problems. (more…)

2 hours ago
  • Ukraine crisis

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy calls a special meeting of the NSDC to ‘deal’ with Putin

A special meeting of the NSDC has been called by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at…

2 hours ago
  • Spain

Average price of electricity in Spain starts increasing again on Friday, September 30

On Friday, September 30, the average price of electricity increases by 15.7 per cent in…

2 hours ago
  • EU News

Russian Embassy in Montenegro closes consular department ‘indefinitely’

The consular department of the Russian Embassy in Montenegro has been closed 'indefinitely'.   (more…)

2 hours ago
  • Valencia News

Yellow weather warning issued for Valencian Community

AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency has issued a yellow weather alert for the Valencian Community.…

3 hours ago
  • Spain

12 Spanish siblings officially break Guinness World Record for oldest combined age

The Guinness World Records confirmed the new holders of a special record on September 29.…

4 hours ago