Side-by-side photos of a museum before and after its destruction

(Left): Before it was destroyed, the Ivankiv Local History Museum in the town of Ivankiv, north of Kyiv, Ukraine, housed art and artifacts of local and national heritage, including works by the renowned Ukrainian folk artist Maria Prymachenko. © 2022 Private. (Right): The Ivankiv Local History Museum, shown here in October 2022, was destroyed by explosive weapons at the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. While its Maria Prymachenko paintings were saved, many of its other collections were lost in the fire.

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