In the coming days, a UNESCO mission will visit Odessa to assess the scale of damage to cultural heritage sites .
This is reported by the Ministry of Culture.
On July 23, as a result of Russian shelling of Odessa, according to preliminary estimates of the Odessa City Council, as of 15:00, 29 monuments of national and local significance were damaged.
Among them are monuments of cultural heritage within the World Heritage Site “Historical Center of Odessa” and its buffer zone.
The day before in Odessa, as a result of rocket fire , the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral of Odessa , as well as a number of other buildings in the city center, were destroyed .
At the same time, the Italian authorities promised to restore the destroyed Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Odessa .
The war in Ukraine has been going on for 516 days. We follow the latest news and key events on July 24, 2023 online .
Earlier, we summed up the results of the previous, 515th day of the war. Yesterday Russia struck another blow at Odessa, using 19 missiles. During the shelling of Odessa, one person was killed. The Russians tried to advance in the Zaporozhye, Bakhmut and Liman directions. The military public DeepState writes about the significant advance of the Russians in the Karmazinovka area (southwest of Svatovo, in the direction of Oskol).
Source : CTPAHA.UA