Taras Shevchenko monument desecrated in Denmark

Source : 112 Ukraine

The vandals painted the monument to Ukrainian prominent poet in the colors of the Russian flag
08:04, 22 June 2021

Ukraine’s Embassy in Denmark Facebook

The monument to Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko was dishonored in Copenhagen, Denmark as Ukraine’s Embassy in Denmark reported on Facebook.

“Apparently, in the night of Monday, June 21, 2021, on the eve of the football match Denmark – Russia, the monument to Ukrainian genius – Taras Shevchenko was dishonored in Copenhagen,” the message said.

It is noted that the monument was painted in a Russian tricolored flag and the elements of the Russian propaganda were painted at the base of the sculpture.

Related: Russia has destroyed part of historic Crimean Tatar Khan’s Palace with the vandalism continuing

The Embassy condemned the barbaric act and urged the police to hold the investigation as soon as possible.

As we reported earlier, the monument to Stepan Bandera in Lviv was slashed with red paint on February 5.

Besides, in the city of Lysychansk, Luhansk region, vandals damaged a monument to the perished Heroes-volunteers. Law enforcement officers are conducting operational search measures to identify the intruders.


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