Ukrainian Soldiers Pose in Front of Singing Residents in Kherson Village

Video circulated on social media on October 6 showing Ukrainian soldiers smiling and posing in the village of Mykhailivka in Kherson Oblast while people sing and one yells “slava Ukraini,” meaning “glory to Ukraine.”

Reuters reported on October 3 that Kherson regional council member Sergey Khlan listed Mykhailivka as one of several villages in the region that had been recaptured or where Ukrainian troops had been photographed.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on October 6 that more than 500 square kilometers of territory and dozens of settlements in Kherson have been recaptured by Ukrainian forces in the past week. Credit: Yaroslav via Storyful