Saving Ukraine’s heritage

Monuments are wrapped up, closed off and protected against possible destruction in Lviv, Ukraine, 19.03.2022. Wojtek Jargiło/PAP

What is the remit of Poland’s National Heritage Institute at home and how can it help save Ukrainian cultural heritage from Russian missiles?

Debrief host John Beauchamp meets the institute’s director Dr Katarzyna Zalasińska talks protection of cultural heritage at home and how it is supporting Ukrainian partners during the ongoing conflict.

We also hear how UNESCO has so far been powerless to stop its annual World Heritage meeting from going ahead in the Russian city of Kazan, despite protests.

Wojtek Jargiło/PAP

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