Report: Ukraine "within striking distance" of Crimea water supply

Ukraine has made significant advances close to Kherson to the point of controlling the water supply in Crimea. Professor Michael Clarke, who specialises in defence studies, explained Ukraine is within striking distance of the supply. Speaking to Sky News, he said: “The Ukrainians are conducting quite a big offensive to take back Kherson.

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“They’ve opened up a 50-mile front to the northeast of Kherson and there are reports over the last 24 hours that the Ukrainians may have got as far as Kiselivka which is quite close to Kherson.

“They may be within striking distance of Nova Kakhovk which is a dam which controls the water supply in Crimea.

“Ukraine would love to retake that and be back in control of that supply.

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