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Ukrainian Government to Encourage Dismantling of Soviet Memorials

January 12, 2015

Staunton, January 11 – The Ukrainian government will “encourage any public initiatives connected with cleansing Ukraine from monuments” to officials and others from the communist past, according to Ukrainian Culture Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko. His words likely open the way for a new wave of dismantling and demolishing statues of Lenin and other Soviet figures. Ukrainian […]