The total amount of damage caused to Borodyanka village in the Kyiv region during the war amounted to almost $148.4 mln.

16 September 2022

The total amount of damage caused to Borodyanka village in the Kyiv region during the war amounted to almost $148.4 mln. 

These are the KSE Institute’s data within the “Russia will pay” project. The calculation of the damage to Vorzel’s infrastructure was carried out based on data collected in the framework of the RebuildUA project, initiated by SmartFarming and Vkursi Zemli. Digitized information about the infrastructure of the Borodyanka is the most accurate damage estimate for today. 

At the beginning of the russian invasion, fierce battles were fought in Borodyanka. As a result, the central street of the village turned into ruins — destroyed apartment buildings, fallen trees, and burnt cars. 

In total, 1,534 buildings were destroyed and damaged in Borodyanka, most of which are housing stock buildings. The amount of damage caused to the housing stock and outbuildings is $95 million. During the war, 404 private houses and 55 apartment buildings, 8 townhouses, 477 outbuildings, 198 garages, and 5 greenhouses were destroyed in the village. The total area of damage is 328.8 thousand m2.

In second place in terms of the amount of damage is social infrastructure. According to experts of the “Russia will pay” project, due to the destruction of 176 social facilities, the village suffered losses of $24.4 million. In Borodyanka 7 medical facilities and 10 educational institutions were damaged during the war, for $6.8 million.

The russian forces caused another $21.4 million worth of damage to Borodyanka’s industrial infrastructure. In total, 198 buildings suffered varying degrees of destruction. Among the damaged objects are the assets of such enterprises as “Alfapress Inter”, “Balis”, “Techno Organica”, and “Michel”.

Russian forces destroyed all the key administrative buildings in the village — 7 out of 9 government and administrative buildings, a police station, 2 out of 4 post offices existing in Borodyanka, and 2 fire stations. These damages are estimated at $7.6 million.

All calculations are made in accordance with the dollar exchange rate as of January 1, 2022. Find more information about the damage to the village’s infrastructure via the link: RebuildUA | Borodyanka