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Due to the rocket attack by Russians in Odessa, 9 objects from the UNESCO list have been damaged

26 Sep, 2023
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Due to the rocket attack by Russians in Odessa, 9 objects from the UNESCO list have been damaged

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Due to the shelling of the city center of Odessa on the night of September 25, nine objects within the UNESCO protective zone were damaged, as reported by the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy.

The following architectural heritage sites within the UNESCO protective zone in Odessa have been damaged:

  • Vorontsov Palace (1824-1829), Vorontsov Lane, 2.
  • Marinі and Ashkinazi House (late 19th century), Primorsky Boulevard, 3.
  • Serato and Verani House (1824-1826), Primorsky Boulevard, 4.
  • Lerhe Profit House (1823-1826), Primorsky Boulevard, 5.
  • Zontag House (1826-1827, 1850), Primorsky Boulevard, 6.
  • Zavadovsky House (1830), Primorsky Boulevard, 8.
  • Palace (facade building) (1829-1830), Primorsky Boulevard, 9.
  • Lopukhin Palace, Ralli, London Hotel (1827, 1851, 1898-1899), Primorsky Boulevard, 11.
  • Zolotarev and Masa House (1820s, 1872), Primorsky Boulevard, 12.

 

 

All of these buildings are national architectural landmarks. The windows in these buildings have been damaged or shattered. Residential buildings have also been damaged due to the explosive shockwave.

"All of the Russian crimes are being meticulously documented, and the enemy will be held accountable for all the damage caused," said Acting Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine Rostyslav Karandieiev.

Additionally, in the Nerubayske territorial community of the Odessa region, cultural objects were damaged, including the Nerubayske Rural House of Culture and the Nerubayske School of Arts.

The mayor of Odessa, Gennadiy Trukhanov, also reported on the damage to objects within the UNESCO protective zone, stating, "Another night attack by the Russian invaders on Odessa. The Seaport Terminal sustained significant damage. Objects in the historical center of the city, which is within the UNESCO protective zone, were affected. All damages will be documented."

 

The Odessa Journal

The Odessa Journal

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