Contents tagged with Khan Palace

  • UNESCO says the situation with historical heritage sites in Crimea has deteriorated

    UNESCO has published a report on the situation in the annexed Crimea which shows a deteriorating situation on the peninsula, as reported by the Press Service of Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    The document notes gross violations by the Russian authorities in protecting cultural heritage in the Crimea. In January, Ukraine called on UNESCO to take urgent measures to prevent the threat of destruction of the Khan Palace in Bakhchysarai. However, the so-called "restoration works" in the Khan …

  • Ukraine to appeal to UNESCO over the damage to Bakhchysarai Khan Palace in the Russian-annexed Crimea

    The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine expresses its protest against the actions of Crimean authorities for carrying out illegal restoration work at the Bakhchysarai Museum-Reserve and appealed, in particular, to UNESCO with a request to once again call on the Russian Federation to comply with the norms of international legislation, as reported on the website of the Ministry of Culture.

    "The Ministry of Culture is outraged by the large-scale illegal restoration of the Khan Palace National Monument …