KHARKIV, UKRAINE, May 6 — Yesterday, Russians bombing of one of the Kharkiv’s central districts destroyed the house of Tetiana Kahanovska, rector of one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. The woman reported this on her Facebook page.

“Dear friends, I am extremely grateful to everyone for your sweet support! Indeed, today, on Easter, my house was destroyed. My family and I are safe and sound,” Kahanovska wrote.

In total, about 15 settlements in the Kharkiv region came under Russian artillery and mortar attacks over the past day.

The Russian glide bomb attack on May 5 damaged 14 apartment buildings, three cars, a medical facility, a dormitory, an office building, eight private houses, garages, and cafés, and destroyed three private houses in Kharkiv. Preliminary investigation shows Russia attacked the city with three modified glide bombs, UMPB-D30.

According to the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, Andrii Stashkiv, Russian aggression has destroyed more than 200 schools in the country and damaged 1,600.

Every seventh school in Ukraine has been damaged by Russian attacks or combat, leading to a lack of access to education for students. About 900,000 children can’t attend school and are studying remotely.

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  • Around 10:20 a.m. on May 1, the Russian army hit the Kyivskyi and Shevchenkivskyi districts of Kharkiv with airstrikes. There were no casualties.