Regional features of protection of cultural heritage objects in the conditions of new challenges of modernity

UDC 719:353.1 (477)

Maryna Mishchenko

Institute for Cultural Research, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv
ORCID 0000-0002-2066-8097


Keywords: cultural heritage, protection of cultural heritage, objects of cultural heritage, monuments of national importance, monuments of local significance, protection of objects of cultural heritage.

Abstract. The aim of this paper is to analyze the regional features of protection of objects of cultural heritage of different regions of Ukraine in the conditions of new challenges of modernity, in particular in view of russian military invasion of the territory of our state.

Methodology. The author uses as a methodological basis of this study the principles and methods of the cultural approach to the analysis of numerous publications, practical experience and norms of national legislation on the protection of cultural heritage.

Results. It is determined that in most of the analyzed areas the quantitative indicator of monuments belongs to those factors that influence the implementation and variable component of the set of measures for the protection of cultural heritage of specific regions. At the same time, a significant number of monuments is not a guarantee of effective implementation of these measures by local authorities and the appropriate level of development of the monument protection sphere.

It is necessary to investigate more thoroughly initiatives of foreign partners on digitizing of objects of cultural heritage of Ukraine. As the adopted activity is connected not only to mechanical preservation of information about them, it can assist further renewal of the monuments, which might be damaged in the conditions of war.

Novelty. The guard of objects of cultural heritage of our state in the conditions of military intervention fully depends on a base criterion – that, what region they are in – conditionally “safe” or on territories, that temporally are not being controlled by Ukrainian government, and also whether there is the real possibility to take urgent guard measures. Therefore one of the effective methods of guard of monuments is “physical” protection in the localities where for this purpose there are necessary facilities.

Author Biography.

Maryna Mishchenko, Ph.D. in Law, Institute for Cultural Research, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv/


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Published: July 15, 2022.

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