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The War on the Cultural Heritage of Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and the ensuing devastating conflict have resulted in the deliberate targeting and destruction of the cultural heritage of Ukraine. This article examines the strategies being employed to document the destruction of material, intangible and digital Ukrainian cultural heritage; the local, national, and global efforts undertaken to record and preserve this heritage; and the creative response of the Ukrainian cultural heritage community within Ukraine and around the world in reaction to the war.