As a result of the night attack by the russian federation, the production workshops of the Odesa Opera and about 30 sites of cultural heritage have been damaged

Cultural heritage

As a result of a missile attack by russian on the night of August 14th, about 10 blocks of historic buildings in the Historic Center of Odesa have been damaged. This includes damage to the production buildings of the Odesa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet.

As a result of the conducted inspection of the technical condition of the object, the Inspection Commission determined that there are cracks and detached external plaster decoration on the brick structures near the windows due to the shelling by russian forces.In some rooms, the blast wave shattered glass and damaged window frames. However, the concrete and load-bearing elements of the building remained without significant destruction.

The commission has prepared a relevant report on the damage to the object and submitted the necessary documents to the National Police. Currently, documents are being prepared for the initiation of criminal investigation and for the inclusion of relevant information in the Unified Register of Pretrial Investigations.

Furthermore, about 30 cultural heritage sites in Odesa also suffere damages (mostly shattered glass in window openings, destruction of interior and exterior decorations, and damaged window frames).

Among them are architectural landmarks such as the dormitory of the Odesa College of Arts named after Dankevych, Museum of Ukrainian Books of the Odesa Universal Scientific Library named after M. Hrushevsky as well as five educational buildings of the Pedagogical University named after Ushynskyi.

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