This is Melitopol, a city in the Zaporozhye region, which has been in occupation for 9 months....
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This is Melitopol, a city in the Zaporozhye region, which has been in occupation for 9 months.
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There are dozens of Russian posters around the city, but signs in Ukrainian on the buildings have been preserved.
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However, everything is hung on the street with Russian flags, not literally on every pillar.
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In the center, the occupation authorities again installed Lenin's monument.
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The previous Ukrainian authorities demolished it 7 years ago.
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The residents of Melitopol, a journalist who was allowed to film in the city, carefully ask questions about possible hostilities.
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Are you afraid that active hostilities may begin?
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Any person is afraid. Any person is normally afraid when he flies and falls on his head.
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What's surprising here? We are all afraid when shooting.
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What would you like?
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Of course, I am afraid. I am a normal, healthy person.
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Who is not afraid of this? Everyone is under God. What will happen, will happen.
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Today, the pressure and terror on civilians are increasing.
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I will give you one more example.
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This week, a whole labor team of our hospital, which has more than a thousand employees, gathered.
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They went to the doctors, young and middle-aged medical staff, and told them to write an application to leave the Ukrainian hospital, where they are now receiving the payment,
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and to write applications to enter the new fake hospital created by the Russians.
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Meanwhile, the residents of Kherson, the Russian army, are terrorized by constant shelling of residential buildings, the city authorities say.
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After the occupation troops left the right bank of the Kherson region, Russian shells from the left bank fly to Kherson and nearby villages every day.
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There are victims of civilian casualties and dozens of wounded in the city.
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This is what the five-story Kherson looks like after another shelling.
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Ukrainian volunteers and military help evacuate the residents of damaged houses.
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Kherson can be a sea of pain number two now.
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Now we need to evacuate more people, because there will be shelling, and there is no electricity, no water, no food.
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We need help. We need help in the hospitals, we need help in the hospitals.
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This is very much needed by people.
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We must do everything to make our people warm and be provided for by everyone.
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There is a car traffic jam on the way out of Kherson.
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Residents leave the city, and the residents of Kherson are not allowed to drive.
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The city is in the hope of waiting for more shelling in more peaceful regions.
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In the center of the city, in residential buildings, everywhere.
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The day before yesterday there was an artillery shelling of our house.
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Four apartments burned down, the windows were broken.
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It is impossible to stay there. There is no electricity, no water, no heat.
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So we are going to the brothers, to the shelter.
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People were taken out of Kherson free of charge by evacuation trains.
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For about three or four days there were no shelling, nothing.
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And then there was a round-the-clock nightmare.
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They just started to terrorize us, beat us chaotically.
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There are no goals, no military facilities, nothing.
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No infrastructure, as they say. Nothing. Just residential blocks.
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Free of charge, residents of Kherson are also taken by buses to Odessa, Nikolaev and Krivoy Rog.
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There people are provided with temporary accommodation and sent further to relatives in more secure regions.
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Meanwhile, in Kherson itself, the authorities are declaring that for the first time in a long time, the houses began to return to light.
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When will the destroyed Russian army be able to restore the infrastructure to return heat and water, is not yet known.
This video in Russian was translated to English, Русский on November 29, 2022, using Targum.video AI translation service.