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"100 Days of February". What historical monuments were destroyed by the war

During 100 days of war 370 heritage sites in Ukraine were destroyed
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Russia destroyed 370 heritage sites in Ukraine.

Ukraine's Minister of Culture and Information Policy, Oleksandr Tkachenko, stated this during a press conference at Media Center Ukraine — Ukrinform.

We keep records of cultural heritage sites that were damaged or destroyed during the war. We use the Ministry's website to validate these figures. We are developing a method for calculating the monetary value of the damage caused by the destruction of our heritage. I must say that churches of various denominations account for nearly half of those 370 cultural sites. In fact, when Russians destroy Ukrainian heritage, they make no distinction between their own and ours; they just keep destroying it, Tkachenko said.

The Minister of Culture and Information Policy cited a Russian missile attack on Hryhorii Skovoroda's National Literary and Memorial Museum in Skovorodynivka as an example.

The museum is situated between fields."Because there is no significant infrastructure, one must be willing to target this small building. Tkachenko stated, The museum was destroyed. He did, however, recall that the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy and the Kharkiv Oblast State Administration established a fund to raise funds to restore Hryhorii Skovoroda's museum in Skovorodynivka.

Among the losses:

  • Mariupol Art Museum named after Kuindzhi
  • Museum of Antiquities in Chernihiv
  • Akhtyrka City Museum of Local Lore
  • Ivankovsk Local Lore Museum
  • Popov Estate Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve
  • Holy Dormition Sviatogorsk Lavra
  • Holy Dormition Elektky Monastery in Chernihiv
  • Holy Dormition Cathedral in Kharkiv
  • Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in the village Vyazovka
  • St. George Church in Zavorichi
  • Donetsk Regional Drama Theater in Mariupol
  • Shchorsa Cinema in Chernihiv
  • Dnieper House of Organ and Chamber Music
  • Cadet Corps in Sumy
  • Sumy Theological Seminary
  • Korolenko Library in Kharkiv
  • House № 8 on the Freedom Street in Kharkiv
  • House #3 on Constitution Square in Kharkiv
  • Slovo House in Kharkiv
  • Akhtyrska railway station
"100 Days of February". What historical monuments were destroyed by the war

According to Tkachenko, the Ministry focused during the 100 days of Russian invasion on informing the world about the war in Ukraine, preserving endangered cultural heritage, and supporting cultural professionals and artists who continue to work on their cultural projects.

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