A bust of Communist leader Ivanov was demolished in Kiev
Unidentified attackers blew in Kiev bust Communist leader, an active participant in the establishment of Soviet power in Ukraine Andrey Ivanov.
the incident occurred in the night of Wednesday. The monument Ivanov was established in Kiev in 1976, informs Ukrainian magazine " New time ". Ivanov Andrey - Soviet party and state leaders. Consisting of the Bolshevik party since 1906. In 1917-1918 is one of the active organizers of the uprisings against the Central Rada, the party of the establishment of Soviet power in Ukraine. In Ukraine in the framework of the struggle with the Soviet past more than a year continues active destruction of monuments. Radicals began to tear down the monuments to Lenin in Ukraine since December 2013. In 2014, cases of vandalism relatively monuments became more frequent throughout the territory of Ukraine. This phenomenon is called the "war of monuments" or " Leninabad ". Fifteen of 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.
* 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"