Lviv young men break Monument of Glory, write “monument to occupants”

Source : 112 Ukraine

They explained that this monument should be dismantled as a part of decommunization
18:54, 15 February 2018

The young men in Lviv damaged the Monument of Glory on Stryiska street, breaking the slabs with a hammer and tore off the inscription “to the victors over Nazism.” Instead they wrote “monument to occupants.” This was reported by the Lviv region police in Facebook.

The police found out that the monument was damaged at around 13:30.

As reports, the demonstration was initiated by the representatives of Right Sector, OUN Volunteer Movement and organization Sokil who wanted to draw authorities’ attention that this monument should be dismantled as a part of decommunization.

Related: Odesa court refuses to dismantle monument to Catherine the Great

As it was reported earlier, in May, 2017, the deputies of Lviv City Council created a special commission that would decide what to do with the monument. Various organizations threatened to change the situation themselves if the isuue is not resolved by the city council.

Also, in the center of Kharkiv, some unknown people painted a monument of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) soldiers in the colors of the Polish flag. The unknown people painted white and red bands on the monument to the deceased soldiers of UPA in Kharkiv. The incident was reported to the Kyiv police department on February 13 at 14:00.

Related: Children put on working shirt on Sándor Petőfi monument in Uzhhorod

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