• 12/04/2024 22:38

Ukraine's losses in the culture and tourism sector reach almost $20 billion

According to the World Bank, losses in the culture and tourism sector of Ukraine, including lost income, amounted to $19.6 billion. These are estimates from those territories controlled by Ukraine and which were de-occupied. Prime Minister Denis Shmygal stated this at the conference “United for Justice. United for the sake of preserving cultural heritage.”

According to the World Bank, losses in the culture and tourism sector of Ukraine, including lost income, amounted to $19.6 billion.

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< p>The Kharkov, Donetsk and Odessa regions suffer the most from Russian attacks on cultural heritage. In total, the Russians targeted more than 900 historical and cultural objects.

In addition, more than 20 thousand cultural monuments of national and local significance are under occupation.

Shmygal added that long-term restoration of the damaged and destroyed, $8.9 billion is needed.

According to him, all cultural heritage sites damaged as a result of Russian aggression will be included in a special state register to determine the amount of compensation from Russia.

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