Graduating students in Kharkiv, Ukraine celebrated that they had finished their studies despite it being completely destroyed.
In mid-May, it was reported that Russian forces have Withdrew from Kharkiv in Ukraine.
– Now it is calm and people are gradually returning to the city. But, unfortunately, many residential buildings were destroyed or damaged, said Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekov. BBC in May.
Although there is a war in the country, something is still business as usual. Students at a school in the city wanted to celebrate their graduation from school this week. So the closing ceremony was held by dancing outside the ruins of the school.
Anastasia Kuntar, one of the graduates, told Anadolu Agency that their school was bombed on February 27 by Russian forces.
In the video, many onlookers, from Ukrainian soldiers, family and friends, came to celebrate the graduating students. You can watch the full video at the top of the box.
Another student told the news agency that all of his classmates had left the city because of the war.
The whole school is bombed, but the plan is to get it back. A woman tells the news agency that in the future she will likely start teaching online, until the school is reconstructed.
In late May, the President of Ukraine visited The city of Volodymyr Zelensky. A video posted on the president’s Facebook page showed several buildings in ruins.
– 2229 houses destroyed in Kharkiv and the region. We will rebuild everything, rebuild, fill life. He wrote in Kharkiv and all other towns and villages that evil brought.
During the invasion, Russian forces attacked schools and civilian infrastructure, such as hospitals and shelters.
In May, a school in the Donbass region was destroyed by a Russian bomb, and 90 people remained in the school. It is estimated that 60 people were killed ITV.
According to the United Nations 7.7 million Ukrainians have fled their country.
19 percent of Ukraine is under Russian control, displays an overview of VG. Russia has stepped up air strikes in the Donbass to facilitate what British intelligence describe as a “hidden advance” on the ground in the separatist-held region in the east of the country.
The combination of intense air strikes and artillery bombardment has given the Russians a recent lead, according to British Ministry of Defense.
Russia also increased the use of weapons without control mechanisms, which led to greater destruction and the risk of civilian casualties.
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