Due to Russian Aggression in Ukraine, 1062 Cultural Heritage Sites have been Affected

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Due to Russian Aggression in Ukraine, 1062 Cultural Heritage Sites have been Affected

The Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine continues to document the damage to cultural heritage sites in Ukraine due to russian aggression.

From February 24, 2022, to April 25, 2024, russia destroyed or damaged 1062 cultural heritage sites. Among them, there are 123 of national importance, 864 of local importance, and 75 newly discovered cultural heritage sites.

Specifically, architectural and urban planning sites comprise 316 objects, architecture – 307, historical– 226, architecture and urban planning, historical – 61, archaeology – 56, architecture, historical – 39, monumental art – 21, urban planning and monumental-decorative art – 19, architecture, monumental art – 7, urban planning – 5, science and technology, architecture – 2, architecture and monumental art – 1, architecture, garden and park art – 1; architecture and garden and park art – 1.

Cultural heritage sites have been damaged or destroyed in 18 regions:

Here are the numbers of damaged or destroyed cultural heritage sites in each region:

– Kharkiv region: 299

– Kherson region: 144

– Donetsk region: 125

– Odesa region: 115

– Chernihiv region: 71

– Kyiv region and Kyiv City: 69

– Mykolaiv region: 44

– Zaporizhzhia region: 44

– Lviv region: 36

– Dnipropetrovsk region: 34

– Luhansk region: 30

– Sumy region: 25

– Khmelnytskyi region: 10

– Poltava region: 6

– Vinnytsia region: 4

– Zhytomyr region: 4

– Kirovohrad region: 1

– Cherkasy region: 1.

Main Image :Firefighters put out a fire in the museum of Ukraine's poet and philosopher Hryhoriy Skovoroda after Russia's missile attack on May 7, 2022. (State Emergency Service in Kharkiv Oblast/Facebook)

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