Latest in Ukraine Monument to Vladimir Lenin was dismantled in the city of Novgorod-Seversky of Chernihiv region, said the website " espresso. TV ".
"in Novgorod-Siverskiy, Chernihiv have dismantled the Last Monument to Lenin in Ukraine... Local Lenin stood here 2. 5 years after the start of mass demolition of monuments to Lenin in Ukraine. Local authorities were reluctant to implement the Law on de-communization, However, community activists put the heat on bureaucrats ", – quotes the letter of the Ukrainian channel, RIA " Novosti ". Demolished a Monument as long as sent to the storage, it will expose on sale. If the sculpture will not buy, it will be melted, as it 4, 5 tons of non-ferrous metals. The monument was dismantled in the night of Monday. The law "about the condemnation of the Communist and Nazi regimes" operating in Ukraine since may 2015. He suggests, for example, the renaming of cities and streets named after Soviet statesmen. The Institute of national remembrance published a list of 520 historical figures whose activities are subject to the law of " decommunisation ", and the names must disappear from geographical names. In October 2015 the Ukrainian Institute of national remembrance published a list of 520 names, "which are required to be erased from maps of Ukraine" to 21 November in Accordance with the legislative act of de-communization. Remember, the Ukrainian national memory Institute (the Institute) in mid-August of last year recommended to rename 908 towns and villages in the country in connection with the adopted by the Verkhovna Rada law " negotiable Communist regime ". In the last month of summer Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko said that more than 1, 2 thousand monuments to Lenin demolished in Ukraine during peace, and during the act renamed 987 settlements.