Russian, Ukrainian troops gird for major battle in Kherson


              Two woman stand next to Ukrainian flags placed in memory of civilians killed during the war at the Independence square in central Kyiv, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              A man repairs his balcony on a building damaged by fighting between Ukrainian and Russian forces in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Airstrikes cut power and water supplies to hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians on Tuesday, part of what the country's president called an expanding Russian campaign to drive the nation into the cold and dark and make peace talks impossible. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
            
              People walk along a street during a power outage, in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Airstrikes cut power and water supplies to hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians on Tuesday, part of what the country's president called an expanding Russian campaign to drive the nation into the cold and dark and make peace talks impossible. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
            
              A man pushing a stroller walks past a building damaged by fighting between Ukrainian and Russian forces in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Airstrikes cut power and water supplies to hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians on Tuesday, part of what the country's president called an expanding Russian campaign to drive the nation into the cold and dark and make peace talks impossible. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
            
              Catherine, 70, looks out the window while holding a candle for light inside her house during a power outage, in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Airstrikes cut power and water supplies to hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians on Tuesday, part of what the country's president called an expanding Russian campaign to drive the nation into the cold and dark and make peace talks impossible. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
            
              Workers dismantle damaged parts of the Crimean Bridge connecting Russian mainland and Crimean peninsula over the Kerch Strait during restoration works, not far from Kerch, Crimea, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. The bridge, which holds important strategic and symbolic value to Russia, was damaged by a truck bomb on Oct. 8, 2022 that cut one of its two automobile links. (AP Photo)
            
              People sit in the subway, using it as a bomb shelter during an air raid alarm, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              A woman pushes a baby cart loaded with boxes as humanitarian aid is distributed at the village of Mykhailo Lukasheve, in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
            
              People wait in line as humanitarian aid is distributed at the village of Mykhailo Lukasheve, in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
            
              Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, attend a news conference with Swiss President Ignazio Cassis after their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
            
              Servicemen guard the entrance of a government building in Donetsk, the capital of Donetsk People's Republic, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin made on Wednesday a declaration of martial law in the four illegally annexed regions. (AP Photo)
            
              FILE -  A man carries a bucket of water to extinguish the remains of a fire in the remains of a car shop that was destroyed after a Russian attack in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Russia has declared its intention to increase its targeting of Ukraine’s power, water and other vital infrastructure in its latest phase of the nearly 8-month-old war. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)