On the ruins of Bakhmut, they found a unique “Kobzar”, published more than a century ago


On the ruins of Bakhmut, they found a unique

On Thursday, March 9, Ukraine celebrated 209 years since the birth of Taras Shevchenko. It is symbolic that it was on this day that the defenders of Bakhmut discovered the ancient “Kobzar” on the ruins of the city.

Ukrainian journalist Yuriy Butusov reported about a unique find in the ruins of a house in Bakhmut. Unfortunately, the owner of the book is unknown, but the rare book will be preserved.

“Kobzar” handed over for restoration

Ukrainian soldiers in Bakhmut found a copy of Kobzar among the rubble of a broken house and noticed that the book had been published back in 1917.

The warriors, before the full-scale invasion, were members of the Sokol public organization, decided to donate the book for restoration , because it needs to be restored.

Rare edition of “Kobzar” / Photo by Yury Butusov

The book was published in 1917 / Photo by Yuri Butusov

on On the cover of the book, he writes that it was created in the printing house of the Krinitsa society on Khreshchatyk Street, 42. By the way, according to Google, the building of the printing house now looks like this:

The house where “Kobzar” was printed / Screenshot

The situation in Bakhmut: latest news

  • Deputy Defense Minister Anna Malyar said that the Russians are carrying out an information attack on the situation in the city. According to Malyar, the situation in Bakhmut is aggravated, the enemy continues the offensive and tries to break through the defenses of the Ukrainian troops.
  • In order to prevent the invaders from breaking through, the Ukrainian defenders face two tasks. We are talking about how to reduce the combat-ready personnel of the Russians as much as possible, gain a foothold in several key grueling battles and thwart a hostile offensive.
  • Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President Mikhail Podolyak noted that the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will begin in about 2 months. He considers Bakhmut himself “a strategic success even in the event of a retreat.”
  • By the way, let us remind you that our defenders and defenders managed to send 870 Russian invaders to the next world only a day. The total losses of the enemy are 156,990 fighters.

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