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Natalia Lukyanenko, head of the museum of local history in Krasyatichi, south of Poliské, tells us the short history of a church destroyed during the Russian occupation.

Church of the Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross of the Lord in the village of Krasyatychi.

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According to the people, the church caught fire following a shootout between soldiers. The photo shows a destroyed truck in the immediate vicinity of the fire.

Our people withdrew and, in small groups, they delayed the enemy offensive. This was the early days of the invasion.

Natalia Lukyanenko