The UN agency for culture, UNESCO, said that 207 cultural sites in Ukraine were damaged as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.. On Wednesday, October 26, the news channel AlJazeera reports.
Among them: 88 religious sites, 15 museums, 76 buildings of historical and/or artistic interest, 18 monuments and 10 libraries.
She added that at this time during the war, none of the seven world heritage sites that are located on the territory of Ukraine was not damaged.
UNESCO draws its conclusions based on data from the UNOSAT UN Satellite Center.
She added that UNESCO discussed with Kyiv the possibility of exporting cultural heritage objects from the country during the war.
Earlier, the Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine Oleksandr Tkachenko said that he was forced to turn to UNESCO for help in order to assist in the preservation of museum props and exhibits in Ukraine.