Lenin monument was demolished last night in Gulyaypole Zaporozhye region (home of the famous anarchist Nestor Makhno - ed.), informs on Thursday, the regional police Department.
"in 00. 55 (time coincides with Moscow time) the duty of Gulyai-pole police Department received a letter on the Lenin square, near the pedestal lies a broken statue of Lenin ", - is informed in the report.
on site it was determined that an unidentified flunked the Monument without the use of automotive vehicles.
Vandalism relatively monuments, among them Lenin, and other figures of the Soviet era became more frequent throughout the territory of Ukraine in the end of last year's political fall, which was accompanied by riots in Kiev and ended with the coming to power at the end of February 2014 the opposition, who received supervision over 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.
Thursday, may 21, Ukraine entered into force adopted by the Verkhovna Rada in early April, the law's condemnation of Communist and Nazi regimes, for example, prohibiting propaganda of Soviet symbols.