Half a thousand civilians return to Mykolaiv region every day - Kim

13:39 23 November Kyiv, Ukraine

Every day more than 500 civilians return to the Nikolaev region. This was stated by the head of the regional military administration Vitaly Kim at a briefing on Wednesday, November 23.
"Evacuation buses have been working on a permanent basis throughout the entire time since February 24. But for more than three months they have not been filled, even one. Therefore, we have such a program (for evacuation - ed.), Those who wish leave applications, but only a few leave us. But (at the same time - ed.) more than 500 people return daily to the Nikolaev region," the official said.
According to him, the number of inhabitants in the region is now more than half of what it was before the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
"Until February 24, approximately 1 million 200 thousand people lived in the region. As of now, the figure is more than 600 thousand. That is