More than five hundred monuments of Vladimir Lenin was removed or felled in Ukraine for one year, now in the country rise about 1, 7, thousands of monuments.
Vandalism relatively monuments of the Soviet era have increased in Ukraine in the last few months. The resonance was the incident of December 1, 2013, when the radicals dropped from the pedestal of the statue of Lenin in Central Kiev. Activists rally for the unity of Ukraine in September also tore down the statue of Lenin at Freedom square in Kharkiv.
" So, for one year in Ukraine has not become 504 monument to Lenin, about 1700 remain, " informs on Sunday TV.
yesterday the head of the Ministry of culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko said that the Ministry wants to support any proposals for demolition of monuments of the Soviet era. According to the Commissioner, numerous monuments, busts and other monuments " odious figures of the totalitarian regime ", which are not available in the State register of immovable monuments of Ukraine, are not the objects of cultural heritage or national or local importance. For this reason, these monuments under protection from countries not covered.
in addition, According to Kyrylenko, the Ministry of culture will initiate the output from the State register of immovable monuments of Ukraine of all specified sites associated with the Communist leaders.