War In Ukraine: The Condition of Bakhmut


Mathys Prevost, Journalist, promotion

City in Ukraine getting destroyed by the war between Russia and Ukraine

Bakhmut, also known as Artemivsk, is a city located in Donetsk, Ukraine. The city has a rich history and has played an important role in the region’s economy and culture. However, the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine has had a significant impact on the city and its residents. Since the outbreak of conflict of the war against Russia, the city has been subjected to intermittent shelling and gunfire, causing destruction and casualties. In Bakhmut alone, the casualties of the Russians are said to be from 50 to 100 casualties each day and 100-300 injuries. In the past few days, the Russians have suffered 1,100 deaths, and in the past 24 hours, there was 220 Ukrainian victims.

In recent years, the situation in Bakhmut has improved somewhat, but the city continues to face many challenges. The economy has been severely impacted by the conflict, and many businesses have been forced to close. Unemployment has become a problem because of this, and the poverty rate has increased. The war has also harmed education and healthcare, many schools and hospitals have been damaged or destroyed. There it is said that 202 schools and 34 hospitals have been destroyed, and more than 1,500 residential buildings have also been completely wiped out. The Official Twitter Account of The Defence of Ukraine tweeted Bakhmut is for those who have guts. Bakhmut is the city of heroes. We will never surrender. We will win.” “We are gradually grinding down the most combat-ready units of the Russians,” said Cherniev, a Ukrainian Politician.

Despite the challenges, the people of Bakhmut have shown resilience and determination in the war. The city’s local government and civil society organizations have been working firmly to address the needs of residents and to support recovery efforts. International aid organizations have also assisted, including food, shelter, and medical care to those affected by the war.

In conclusion, the people of the crumbling city remain hopeful for a better future. The city has a proud and strong history and a strong sense of community, and residents are working to rebuild their city. They are determined to create a better future for themselves, their families, and their future children, and to also ensure that Bakhmut remains a vibrant and thriving community for generations to come.