How Irpen returns to life after Russian aggression (photo report) – UNIAN

According to Mayor Alexander Markushin, almost 70% of the city was damaged in a month of fierce fighting.

How Irpen returns to life after Russian aggression / photo from UNIAN (Kolesnik Yevgeny)

Almost four months have passed since our defenders were liberated from Russian aggressors a small cozy town of Irpin in the Kyiv region.

An UNIAN photojournalist visited Irpin to record how the town comes to life after the Russian aggression.

Although the city is actively undergoing restoration work, and residents are trying to return to normal life, in particular, spending sunny summer days on the city beach, everywhere you look, everything reminds of the brutal crimes of the Russian occupation forces.

Burnt houses, wrecked cars, destroyed infrastructure – according to Mayor Alexander Markushin, during a month of fierce fighting almost 70% of the city was damaged.

As UNIAN reported, the city of Irpin, Kyiv region, which was one of the first to take the blow of the Russian army after a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, was released from Russian occupation on March 28, 2022.

Previously Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis visited Irpin. They examined the ruined city and got acquainted with the plans for its restoration.

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