Reconstruction of damaged buildings in Kyiv

According to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, the reconstruction of residential buildings in Kyiv, Ukraine, which suffered from Russian strikes, began in June. Footage taken on Tuesday, July 12, shows one of the 11 buildings the city plans to complete before the cold weather returns. According to Klitschko, 100 out of 144 apartments in the building shown were hit by rocket attacks, which also partially destroyed stairwells, an elevator shaft and windows. The capital has allocated 600 million hryvnias (about $20 million) for the reconstruction of housing and social infrastructure, and the Ukrainian government has promised to allocate another 200 million hryvnias (about $6.8 million), Klitschko said in a Telegram message. . According to officials, a total of 390 residential and public buildings are waiting for restoration work in the capital. Credit: Vitali Klitschko via Storyful