The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) says 53 cultural centers and facilities have been destroyed in a Russian attack in Ukraine.
The deputy director of UNESCO said this at a press conference on Friday. News Daily Sabah.
These include 29 churches, 16 historical sites, four museums and sculptures.
UNESCO Deputy Director Ernesto Otten Ramirez made the announcement at a news conference in Paris.
These historic sites have been destroyed by Russian attacks in other cities, including Kharkiv.
Russia recognized the Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine as separate independent states on February 21. After that, Russian forces launched a military operation in Ukraine from February 24 to establish peace in the region. Meanwhile, on Friday, the 36th day of the Russian operation rolled. At that time, Russian forces occupied several cities in Ukraine. However, Ukraine is also trying to build resistance according to its capabilities. As a result of this war, about 4 million people have fled the country from Ukraine.