About 200 civilians live in Sviatohirsk Lavra, which, unlike the city itself, was not under occupation. At least such numbers are called by the monks themselves. Due to the shelling, many buildings are destroyed. The fragments damaged the facades of the churches, the icons. In September, the Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated the city of Sviatohirsk in Donetsk region from Russian troops.

Source: Pravda Sloviansk Kramatorsk