The Ministry of internal Affairs of Kharkiv region of Ukraine described the demolition of the three Soviet-era monuments in Kharkov as hooliganism, informs on the first day of the weekend, the press service of the Ministry on the field.
"the investigators characterized the actions of the unknown attackers under part 2 of article 296 (hooliganism) of the Criminal code of Ukraine ", - is informed in the report of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Kharkiv region.
This article prescribes punishment in the form of punishment for the term up to 4 years under investigation.
3 monuments were demolished in Kharkov on the night of Saturday, the video of the dismantling of monuments unspecified posted to the world wide web. Focusing on human resources, demolished monuments to Soviet statesman Sergo Ordzhonikidze, revolutionary, civil war Nikolay Rudnev and Chairman of the Central Executive Committee Yakov Sverdlov.
The head of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes, explaining the demolition, said that the police must explain why they allow illegal demolition of monuments in the g ...
Vandalism relatively monuments of the Soviet era have increased in Ukraine since the political decline in the country. The most resonant was the incident on 1 December 2013, when the radicals dropped from the pedestal of a statue of Lenin in Central Kiev. Just vandals have demolished more than five hundred monuments to Lenin in Ukraine, and about 1, 7 thousand survived.