Several cultural sites, playground destroyed in Russian missile attack on Kyiv
Several cultural sites were damaged as a result of a Russian missile attack on the central part of Kyiv early on Oct. 10. (Photo:Кирило Тимошенко / Telegram)
Several cultural sites, including the Khanenko Museum, the Taras Shevchenko National Museum, the National Philharmonic, as well as a playground were damaged as a result of a Russian missile attack on the central part of the capital city of Kyiv early on Oct. 10.
“The children’s playground and the Khanenko Museum in the center of the capital city, this is where the Russian terrorists targeted,” Deputy Head of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko wrote on Telegram messenger.
“They are killing our culture and our children!”
He posted photos showing broken windows in the Khanenko Museum’s building on Tereshchenkivska Street, as well as the destruction of the nearby playground in Shevchenko Park.
Matthew Luxmoore, a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, posted footage of the destroyed playground to Twitter.
Ukrainian Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko also reported about damage sustained by the Taras Shevchenko National Museum.
Numerous Ukrainian cities were targeted and struck by a wave of Russian missile attacks on Oct. 10.
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