Liberated Kherson is still dealing with the impacts of the war. Ukraine has offered to help citizens evacuate before the winter due to the destruction of the city’s power infrastructure.

Russia has also been striking Kherson from afar, with the latest shelling killing at least 10 civilians and injuring dozens more.

Kelsey Vlamis is a breaking news reporter for Insider, where she also covers stories about the environment, religion, politics, and Indigenous communities. She previously worked on the world news desk at the BBC in London and received a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University. This first appeared in Insider.