Kherson Diary: No power, no water but the joy just flows


              A Ukrainian soldier and local residents look at two alleged collaborators tied by the hands to pillars in Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Residents of Kherson celebrated the end of Russia’s eight-month occupation for the third straight day Sunday, even as they took stock of the extensive damage left behind in the southern Ukrainian city by the Kremlin’s retreating forces. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A Ukrainian soldier and local residents look at two alleged collaborators tied by the hands to pillars in Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Residents of Kherson celebrated the end of Russia’s eight-month occupation for the third straight day Sunday, even as they took stock of the extensive damage left behind in the southern Ukrainian city by the Kremlin’s retreating forces. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              Local residents look at two alleged collaborators tied by the hands to pillars in Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Residents of Kherson celebrated the end of Russia’s eight-month occupation for the third straight day Sunday, even as they took stock of the extensive damage left behind in the southern Ukrainian city by the Kremlin’s retreating forces. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A woman leans on Ukrainian lawmaker and officer Roman Kostenko as they celebrate the recapturing in Kherson, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. People across Ukraine awoke from a night of jubilant celebrating after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of the Dnieper River from Kherson. The Ukrainian military said it was overseeing "stabilization measures" around the city to make sure it was safe. (AP Photo/Yevhenii Zavhorodnii)
            
              A Ukrainian soldier hugs a boy wrapped in the national flag in central Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. The Russian retreat from Kherson marked a triumphant milestone in Ukraine's pushback against Moscow's invasion almost nine months ago. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers ride a captured Russian APC in Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Residents of Kherson celebrated the end of Russia’s eight-month occupation for the third straight day Sunday, even as they took stock of the extensive damage left behind in the southern Ukrainian city by the Kremlin’s retreating forces. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A view of the damaged Antonovsky bridge over the Dnieper river in Kherson, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Residents of Kherson celebrated the end of Russia’s eight-month occupation for the third straight day Sunday, even as they took stock of the extensive damage left behind in the southern Ukrainian city by the Kremlin’s retreating forces. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A woman hugs Ukrainian officer as they celebrate the recapturing Kherson, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. People across Ukraine awoke from a night of jubilant celebrating after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of the Dnieper River from Kherson. The Ukrainian military said it was overseeing "stabilization measures" around the city to make sure it was safe. (AP Photo/Yevhenii Zavhorodnii)
            
              Ukrainians gather in downtown to celebrate the recapturing their city, Kherson, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. People across Ukraine awoke from a night of jubilant celebrating after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of the Dnieper River from Kherson. The Ukrainian military said it was overseeing "stabilization measures" around the city to make sure it was safe. (AP Photo/Yevhenii Zavhorodnii)
            
              Ukrainians gather in downtown to celebrate the recapturing of their city Kherson, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. People across Ukraine awoke from a night of jubilant celebrating after the Kremlin announced its troops had withdrawn to the other side of the Dnieper River from Kherson. The Ukrainian military said it was overseeing "stabilization measures" around the city to make sure it was safe. (AP Photo/Yevhenii Zavhorodnii)
Kherson Diary: No power, no water but the joy just flows