Curators are attempting to preserve the Ukrainian heritage at all costs


The UN culture organization, UNESCO, says 175 Ukrainian cultural sites have been destroyed since the start of the war. However, there are some courageous museum curators who are protecting the cultural heritage of the country in good hands.

As she realized that Russian troops were moving into Zaporizhzhia, the area of Zaporizhzhia, Natalya Chergik helped in filling a truck an assortment of antique guns, paintings and 17th-century pottery.

Read more Ukraine nuclear plant standoff stirs Chernobyl memories

We drove 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) in five days. The journey was a nightmare planes flew over us, and we didn’t even be aware whether these planes came from Ukrainian and if they were not” She relates.

The toughest aspect for us to accomplish was trying to persuade people at checkpoints to check the artwork but to allow the truck through in the fastest time possible.

Chergik is the curator of Khortytsia which is a museum-island located situated in the Dnipro river, which covers around 30 square kilometers (11.6 sq miles) that served as a home of the Ukrainian Cossacks from the 16th century.

It was home to its first Zaporizhzhian Sich a kind of Cossack state, ruled by direct democracy. It was in existence until 1775, when Russian imperial empress Catherine the Great destroyed it.

It is an sacred spot for the past of Ukraine the statement reads. Maksym Ostapenko who is 51. director of the Khortytsia reserve, which is a major Ukrainian cultural center that holds among other things, hundreds of artifacts from the past discovered in archaeological excavations throughout the decades.

Read more Electric Vehicle charging Startup Exponent Energy Pays $13 million to expand


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:




More like this

ERP Modules: Types and Characteristics

Multiple options might be discovered while examining business management...

Agritech start-up Otipy is appointing Rohit Sood as its chief executive officer

Rohit Sood has been selected to be the chief...

Nykaa Q2: Profits up 333% year-over-year to the sum of Rs 5.2 crore Revenue up 39%

The second quarter in the fiscal year currently in...

Decentro is a fintech company has received $4.7M in the Series A round of capital

Funded by Y Combinator, a banking and payments API...