Months after the destruction of the dam to stop the Russian advance, parts of the village are still flooded

Around 50 houses in Demydiv village remain partially submerged months after a dam was destroyed and the area was flooded to prevent Russian troops from advancing on Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, regional governor Oleksiy Kuleba said on Saturday evening. night (May 28).

The Ukrainian military blew up a dam on the Irpin River in February, sending water into the village and thousands of acres around it, flooding homes and fields but preventing Russian tanks from reaching the capital city.

“Right now about 50 houses in Demydiv village are still flooded,” Kuleba wrote in a post on the Telegram messaging app.

“People understand the situation. We, in turn, do everything we can to solve the problem.”

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