The deputy head of the pro-Russian administration of Nova Kakhovka was hospitalized after the assassination attempt According to preliminary data, Vitaly Gur was shot from a Makarov pistol near his house. The official was taken to the hospital, he is in serious condition< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/7/04/756597868222047.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >
In the Kherson region, an attempt was made on the life of the deputy head of the pro-Russian Novokakhovskaya administration for housing and communal services Vitaliy Gura, a RIA Novosti source reports. The information was confirmed by TASS with reference to local authorities.
According to the agency, unknown people opened fire near Gur's house, and the official was allegedly shot from a Makarov pistol. Spent shell casings were found at the scene.
Gur was taken to the hospital. “He is in the hospital with numerous bullet wounds, his condition is grave,” — TASS was informed in the military-civilian administration (CAA) of the Kakhovka region.
In March, shortly after the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, Russian troops took control of the Kherson region. A pro-Russian military-civilian administration appeared in the region, headed by Vladimir Saldo.
On August 4, Saldo announced that he had been hospitalized after a medical examination. According to the CAA, he fell ill as a result of “the most severe overexertion, physical and mental,” in the past six months. The next day, they decided to bring him to Moscow for treatment.
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At the end of June, representatives of the Kherson State Administration reported an explosion that killed the head of the regional department of youth and sports, Dmitry Savluchenko; The authorities called the incident a terrorist attack. Earlier this month, according to Russian news agencies, the head of the Kherson Department of the Penitentiary Service (USIN), Yevgeny Sobolev, was injured in a car bomb explosion.
Ukraine considers the southern coastal areas, which are now under the control of the Russian army, occupied; in July, President Volodymyr Zelensky ordered their recapture. In early August, he replaced the head of the Kherson Regional State Administration, this position was taken by Yaroslav Yanushevich (formerly Deputy Chairman of the State Migration Service and the State Financial Inspectorate of Ukraine).
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