Lviv regional Council came to evict the Russian cultural center the building in the centre of the city, the proper decision was made by regional elected officials.
"The building will return to the property of utility companies" Property and assets ", will repair and then will pass the employment organizations which carry out activities related to military operations in Donbass", - the news Agency quoted the decision of deputies. This question, according to the Council, were studied from January 1, special temporary control Commission. After the eviction of the Russian cultural center were discussed at the meeting of the Deputy Commission of communal property, the Commissioners of the Russian community in Lviv appealed to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with a petition for protection from the " tyranny of the people's representatives and bureaucrats of Lviv." Appropriate letters were also sent to city and regional leadership. The premises of the Russian cultural center on the street Korolenko October 1990 concessional leases public organization " Society of friends of Russian and Ukrainian cultures they. A. Pushkin ". In 1999 the then Mayor of Lviv Vasyl Kuybida set up a symbolic rental fee of five USD per month.