Ukrainian Culture Asks UNESCO for Protection

by Meifan Honcharuk
Saturday, July 23, 2023
Ukrainian Culture Asks UNESCO for Protection

As a result of another Russian shelling, were damaged monuments of the cultural heritage of Ukraine in Odesa and Mykolaiv

On July 18, Russia fired Kh-22 and Onyx missiles at Odesa and Mykolaiv. As a result of the terrorist attack, museums and cultural attractions in the following cities were damaged:

  • 2 Odesa museums were damaged: literary and archaeological;
  • The Mykolaiv regional centre of folk art and cultural and educational work was destroyed. The building of this museum was a monument of Ukrainian architecture;
  • Damaged World heritage site — the historical centre of Odesa.

The minister of culture of Ukraine and his team prepared an appeal to UNESCO and began work on the conservation of damaged cultural objects.

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