Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to inflict catastrophic destruction on Ukrainian cities, towns and villages. The latest June 1st estimate puts the number of residential buildings either destroyed or damaged, at a staggering 116,000. This total means around 3.5 million Ukrainians have now either lost their home, or it has been damaged. Looking at the flow of photos and videos showing the apocalyptic destruction Russia’s happily inflicting on eastern Ukraine, and the 116,000 figure may turn out to a low estimate. This Information was given by Svitlana Startseva, Deputy Director of the Department of Housing Policy and Improvement. Media article on this.

Worth spending a moment to look at the below image from eastern Ukraine. Imagine if this elderly woman was your mother, your grandmother? Imagine what she’s thinking?

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