Poroshenko did not want to condemn the demolition of the monument to Lenin in Kharkiv
The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko did not want to condemn the demolition of the monument to Lenin in Kharkiv, saying that it could not happen.
" Could be different,... he never was, did not stop Vladimir Ilyich Lenin " - quoted Poroshenko TASS. Remember, September 29, protesters at the rally for unity of Ukraine piled with pedestal Ukraine's largest monument to Vladimir Lenin height of More than twenty meters in Freedom square in Kharkiv. Moreover, according to the OSCE, the riots in Kharkiv was led by members of the battalion " Azov ". Then it was declared that the utilities have started the restoration of the monument. Mayor Gennady Kernes had previously stated that it would not tolerate such treatment of monuments. Back in February, he promised to " break the hands and feet " vandals who encroach on the statue." I invite you to Kharkov Freedom square, you're the party of " Freedom ", where stands the monument to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, and if you try to break him, I'm as Kharkiv City mayor say: I'll break two arms and two legs, " Kernes said. However, on 7 October immediately in 2 districts of Kharkiv Airport and October - unidentified destroyed the monuments of Vladimir Lenin.