1,322 cultural infrastructure objects damaged because of Russian aggression in Ukraine
The Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine continues to record damage to objects of cultural infrastructure in Ukraine because of Russian aggression. Thus, as of Feb. 25, 2023, 1,322 cultural infrastructure objects have been damaged, excluding cultural heritage sites. Almost a third of them (505 objects) are destroyed.
In general, cultural infrastructure received the heaviest losses and damages in Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Kherson, Mykolaiv and Luhansk regions.
Creative hubs, libraries, museums, theaters, philharmonic halls, and art education institutions (art schools and colleges) were damaged and destroyed on the territory of 199 ACs (amalgamated communities) (13.5%) in Vinnytsia (2%), Dnipropetrovsk (13%), Donetsk (85%), Zhytomyr (12%), Zakarpattia (2%), Zaporizhzhia (27%), Kyiv (27%), Luhansk (42%) Mykolaiv (42%), Odesa (3%), Sumy (41%), Kharkiv (36%), Kherson (29%), Khmelnytskyi (2%), Cherkasy (3%), Chernihiv (14%) regions and the city of Kyiv.