Ukrainian Institute of national memory (winp) referred to the mayor of Kiev Vitaly Klitschko with the petition to dismantle more than 100 monuments of the Soviet period.
Winp offers to opt-in to Kiev from 105 monuments and memorials of the Communist regime, is notified on the Internet representative office of the Institute. The list of monuments in Kiev to be dismantled, took 3 pages, List of memorials – eleven sheets. It contains not only names and locations, but also the rationale – why a person subject to the laws of decommunization, according to a report.
the list includes 12 of monuments to Vladimir Lenin, his wife Nadezhda Krupskaya, member of the Politburo of the Communist party and the Deputy leader of the Council of Ministers of the USSR Dmitry Manuilsky, red commander Nikolai Shchors, author of the novel "How the steel was tempered" to Nikolay Ostrovsky, Rosa Luxemburg and other figures of the Soviet era. On 7 September the Commission on items of Kiev adopted an opinion On renaming 16th street, capital square and the Moscow bridge. September 3, the press service of the Kyiv city Council stated that the signs on the "Communist" the streets will change due to the owners on the respective streets. Remember, fifteen may 2015, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a law On decommunization which ban Soviet symbols, recognise the illegal Communist regime, recognize UPA** fighters for independence of the country, and the Great Patriotic war, the date the order only be called the Second world. Because of this, the Ukrainian Institute of national memory (winp) recommended to rename the country 908 towns and villages. In the 10th report of the monitoring mission of the office of the high Commissioner of United Nations for human rights (OHCHR) reported that the ban on propaganda of Soviet symbols in Ukraine, contrary to international law in the field of freedom of opinion.
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"