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The biggest Ukrainian monument to Vladimir Lenin destroyed yesterday

September 29, 2014

‘There is a sign – where there is no Lenin, there is no war’

The biggest Ukrainian monument to Vladimir Lenin destroyed yesterday

Advisor to Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko wrote in his Facebook that because of demolition of Lenin’s monument in the city of Kharkiv ‘albeit with a delay of 23 years, justice reigned’.

On Sunday, September 28 the demolition of the biggest Ukrainian monument to Vladimir Lenin took place.

Before that there was a meeting for unity at the Constitution Square in Kharkiv. The meeting was organized by public organizations and state administration. About 8 000 people Participated. They held banners which said: ‘Kill Moscow slave in yourself!’, ‘Believe in Ukraine!’, ‘Kharkiv is Ukraine’, ‘Donetsk is Ukraine’, ‘Kharkiv and Poltava – together’.

‘There is a sign – where there is no Lenin, there is no war’

After than people gathered at the Independence Square near the biggest Ukrainian monument to Lenin and the demolition began.  After several hours of hard work, the monument fell onto the ground. The event was aired live on some TV channels.

Advisor to Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko commented on the event in his Facebook: ‘ There is a traditional sign – where there is no a statue of Lenin, there is no war. It looks like this! In Donetsk and Luhansk they keep them [monuments] as the apple of the eye. The result is known. The bloodshed continues there where there is an idol’.

Source: unian.ua, correspondent.net


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