In the historic district of Kiev - Podol - dismantled the monument "Cobblestone - weapon of the proletariat" during the act of de-communization.
they say that demolished the figure of a man with a stone. The brick wall that was behind her, and pedestal remained in his place, informs " 112 Ukraine ". Remember, the monument was a copy of the work of the sculptor Ivan Shadr, which He created from plaster in 1927 and dedicated to the events of the Russian revolution of 1905. In Kiev, a copy of the sculpture appeared in 1982. From the beginning she was in Krasnaya Presnya Park, and in 2006 was moved to the other side shchekavitskaya str – to the square in front of the cinema " Zhovten ". From the beginning the monument "Cobblestone - weapon of the proletariat" was not included in the list of objects to be demolished because of the de-communization. However, later it was decided to dismantle it. The law "about the condemnation of the Communist and Nazi regimes" operating in Ukraine since may 2015. He suggests, for example, the renaming of cities and streets named after Soviet statesmen. The Institute of national remembrance published a list of 520 historical figures whose activities are subject to the law of " decommunisation ", and the names must disappear from geographical names. This week in Ukraine was last demolished the monument to Vladimir Lenin.