Bucha, Kyiv Oblast

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Bucha (Ukrainian: Буча) is a city of oblast significance in Kyiv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. In 2021, 36,971 people lived there.

Battle of Bucha (2022)[change | change source]

The Battle of Bucha happened during the Kyiv offensive, during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. Between 27 February and 31 March, the city was occupied by the Russian Armed Forces, who have allegedly murdered hundreds[source?] of Ukrainian civilians during the Bucha massacre.

The city was badly damaged during the battle.