Shevchenko University buildings significantly damaged in Kyiv attack

Buildings on the Exhibition campus of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv have suffered significant damage as a result of the Russian missile attack on 31 December.

Source: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv on Facebook

 

Aftermath of the attack on 31 December. All photos: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Quote: "On New Year's Eve, 31 December 2022, as a result of a missile attack, the buildings of the Exhibition campus of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv were damaged.

The buildings that were significantly damaged are:

  • the Institute of Biology and Medicine, an educational and scientific centre

  • the Faculty of Geography of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the Institute of High Technologies of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the Faculty of Psychology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the Faculty of Sociology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the Faculty of Computer Science and Cybernetics

  • the Faculty of Radiophysics, Electronics and Computer Systems of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the Department of Nuclear Physics and Cryogenic Complex of the Faculty of Physics of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • the sports complex

  • the Ukrainian Physics and Mathematics Lyceum of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

  • some of the student accommodation on the Taras Shevchenko National University campus.

 
 

The University noted that this time, the damage caused by the missile is several times greater than the Taras Shevchenko National University suffered in the large-scale missile attack in the centre of Kyiv on 10 October, which damaged the buildings of the main (Red) academic building, the Institute of Philology (Yellow Building), the Maksymovych Research Library, the Faculty of Chemistry, and the greenhouse of the Fomin Botanical Garden.

The university appealed to its partners, and anyone who wishes to help, to give donations for the reconstruction of the buildings.

Background:

  • On 31 December, the Russians carried out another large-scale missile attack on Ukraine.

  • In Kyiv, 1 person was killed and 22 injured. In the Holosiivsky district, an outbuilding and a car were damaged; the Hotel Adler, a private residential building, was damaged in the Solomianskyi district; in the Pechersk district, Russian missiles damaged the Alfavito Hotel, five floors of which were destroyed, and minor damage was caused to nearby buildings; missile debris was found on the street in the Dniprovskyi district.

  • In addition, on the night of 31 December, air defence forces shot down 32 air targets over the city of Kyiv during the Russian attack. Missile debris fell onto the road in Dniprovskyi district.

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