The total amount of direct losses of the Ukrainian economy from damage and destruction of residential and non-residential buildings and infrastructure on June 8 is 103.9 billion dollars.

Such information is provided by the Kiev School of Economics (KSE).

Since the beginning of the war, at least 44.8 million square meters of housing, 256 enterprises, 6,300 railways, 656 medical institutions, 1,177 educational institutions, 668 kindergartens, 198 warehouses and 20 shopping centers have been damaged, destroyed or seized.

It is also reported that due to hostilities, Ukrainians lost almost 105,000 cars - the total amount of damage is $ 968 million.

According to KSE, at least 141 religious and 203 cultural buildings in Ukraine were destroyed or damaged.

The amount of damage from lost or destroyed religious institutions and buildings is 81 million dollars, cultural objects - 272 million dollars.

It is noted that over the past week the damage to businesses, educational institutions and health care, kindergartens, office buildings and warehouse infrastructure is growing.

Russia's war against Ukraine

  • At 5 am on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military operation against Ukraine in the Donbas at the request of the DNR and LNR groups.

    On February 21, during a televised address to the Russians, Putin called the so-called "DPR" and "LPR" independent states within the regions.

    On February 22, the Federation Council ratified the decision.

  • All the days of the war are shelling Ukrainian cities with missiles, flying aircraft.

    Russian troops are attacking, including from the territory of Belarus, using airfields, bases and roads.

    Representatives of the Lukashenko regime justify the war, the opposition considers the territory of Belarus occupied and calls for resistance to Russian invaders.

  • On February 27, the International Legion of Territorial Defense was established in Ukraine, and foreign volunteers were encouraged to join.

    Belarusians also entered there.

    During the two and a half months of the war, six Belarusian volunteers and soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed at the front: Alexei "Tour" Skobla, Ilya "Litvin" Hrenov, Dmitry "Terror" Apanasovich, Dmitry "Hans" Rubashevsky, Konstantin "Phoenix" Phoenix "Dubaila" .

  • On March 30, the UN approved the composition of an independent commission to investigate Russian war crimes in Ukraine.

    It included people who worked in the conflict in Rwanda and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Contrary to Putin's claims of attacks exclusively on military facilities, the Russians are bombing schools, kindergartens and residential areas of Ukrainian cities.

    The Russians are using banned weapons, including cluster bombs against civilians.

  • The number of refugees from Ukraine exceeded 5.5 million people.

  • On April 1, Lithuania became the first EU country to completely abandon Russian gas.

    Latvia and Estonia followed suit.

    Germany has promised to completely suspend the use of Russian oil by the end of 2022.

  • On April 2, after the liberation of the city of Bucha near Kyiv, photojournalists published dozens of photos showing hundreds of the dead, victims of massacres committed by Russian troops.

    Many are buried in natural mass graves.

    The Russian occupation and Borodyanka brought great destruction.

    A number of rapes, including infants, are also known.

  • In April, the number of missile attacks on Ukraine and air strikes from Belarus decreased, and Russian troops began to leave Belarus.

  • Since the beginning of the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine, 26 media representatives have been killed - 19 journalists and 7 other workers.

  • In May, the Ukrainians launched a counteroffensive in the Slobozhanshchina region, pushing the invaders to their borders.

  • On May 9, the President of the United States signed the Land League Act.

    This law restores the program of the Second World War, which will accelerate the supply of weapons to Ukraine and increase the amount of such assistance.

  • On the night of May 17, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Anna Malyar confirmed the start of an operation to rescue Ukrainian servicemen trapped in the territory of "Azovstal".

    According to her, 53 seriously injured people were evacuated from there to the medical institution of occupied Novoazovsk.

    Another 211 people were taken to Alenivka along the humanitarian corridor.

    Russia's Defense Ministry says nearly 1,000 Ukrainian fighters at the plant "surrendered" as of May 18.

    The International Committee of the Red Cross has officially registered these fighters as prisoners of war.

  • Independent verification of information about hostilities provided by officials of various parties is not yet possible.

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