Occupiers are charging money from local residents in Kherson to cross the Dnipro River, although this service was supposed to be free.
Source: Dmytro Butrii, the acting head of the Kherson Oblast State Administration, on Telegram.
Quote from Butrii: "The occupiers in Kherson launched a ferry service to cross the Dnipro near the damaged Antonivka bridge. The occupying aut horities said it would be free to use, but eyewitnesses say one trip costs UAH 250 [almost USD 7]."
Details: The State Administration added that the crossing is used by the Russian military to transport equipment.
- On 28 July, it emerged that the Russian military in Kherson stole a passenger ship and used it to cross the Dnipro River near the damaged Antonivka bridge.
- The Kherson Oblast State Administration confirmed the Antonivka Bridge remained standing after the attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine but it is impassable.
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