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externalGovernor: Up to 500,000 people remain in Russian-occupied Kherson Oblast.

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June 20, 2022 5:58 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Hennadiy Lahuta, the governor of Kherson Oblast, said on June 20 that 450,000-500,000 residents remain in the occupied Kherson Oblast, which is about 50% of its population. According to Lahuta, Russian occupiers hold captive more than 600 locals, including activists, war veterans, and people opposing the Russian occupation.

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