Sumy city Council decided to change the appearance symbolizing the friendship between Ukraine and Russia sculptures, the composition of which consists of two female figures.
The monument represents 2 women, Russian girls and Ukrainian women who are holding the emblem of the USSR." The decision of the Sumy city Council appearance of the sculpture, which is located on the outskirts of the city of Sumy in the direction of Kursk, change, "the RIA" Novosti " referring to the letter of Sumy municipality. For reviews of the city authorities, the sculpture is not of great architectural and historical value. How will change the appearance of the monument does not say. We emphasize that in Ukraine for more than one year continued active destruction of monuments. The radicals began to tear down the monuments to Lenin in Ukraine, December 8, 2013. In 2014 vandalism relatively monuments became more frequent throughout the territory of Ukraine. This phenomenon is called the "war of monuments" or " Leninabad ". However, he damaged not only the monuments of the Soviet leaders. So, supporters of euromayday, Brody was removed from the pedestal of the Monument to the Russian commander Mikhail Kutuzov, and in Kharkiv unknown wrote curses the Monument to Pushkin. In January 2015 in battle monuments decided to join the Ministry of culture of Ukraine. As said the Minister Vyacheslav Kyrylenko, the Ukrainian Ministry of culture is going to achieve the exception of monuments to Soviet leaders from the state registry.