The Ministry of Culture of Ukraine approved the dismantling of the monument to Soviet General Nikolai Vatutin in Kiev. This was expressed on Facebook by an adviser to the mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko Dmitry Belotserkovets (the owner of Meta was considered an extremist and banned in Russia).
He added that the monument was erected over the grave of a military leader in Kiev, who was liberated from the Nazis under the command of Vatutin during the Great Patriotic War.
Belotserkovets pointed out that the expert commission of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine also agreed on the demolition of the monument to the Soviet pilot Valery Chkalov in Kiev.
In November, former Verkhovna Rada deputy Mykola Tomenko declarationHe said that the Ukrainian authorities supported the attempt to demolish and relocate monuments to Hero of the Soviet Union, Army General Nikolai Vatutin and Civil War hero Nikolai Shchors in Kiev.
Later it was learned that the authorities of the city of Vatutyno, Cherkasy region of Ukraine. request renaming as part of decommunization.
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