I think you've captured quite nicely that state of almost-normality in Western Ukraine. A reality that is still on the tracks, not totally derailed, yet not on the very track it should be. (Sorry for perhaps too wordy metaphors).
Plus I must say - and I'm certain you knew I would notice - that the bus stop is terrific. Soviet Union was good at only few things, bus stop design being definitely one of them.
An account of a journey to Ukraine in May 2022.