Kyiv city Council has denied the media data on the plans of the authorities in the Ukrainian capital to dismantle the monument to the hero of the USSR, General Nikolai Vatutin, who commanded the liberation of Kiev from fascist German troops in 1943.
Before the media referring to the daughter Vatutin announced plans Kiev authorities to dismantle the monument to her dad, mounted in Mariinsky Park in Kiev. She stated that it seems that I got a call from the office of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine and stated that it is expected dismantling of the monument to her dad. Due to the fact that the monument stands on the grave of Vatutin, the woman as if he had made an offer to pick up the remains of his father, because otherwise they will be cremated.
"This information is not true. Question of the demolition of the monuments placed in the competence of city authorities. Before you dismantle the monument, the Matter shall be submitted for consideration to the relevant commissions, property, culture and so on. Only then the Question can be submitted for consideration in the hall of the city Council. In addition, such questions do not have the opportunity to be adopted without holding public hearings, " said Fins news in the city Council.
in the mayor's office revealed that " such ideas, suggestions were voiced none of the Commission, moreover, has not been discussed at the plenary meeting of city Council."