According to the news of RIA Novosti, the mayor of the Ukrainian city of Nikolaev Alexander Senkevich said that the statue of poet Alexander Pushkin was removed from the monument by public services to prevent vandalism.
The townspeople noticed lost Figures of the poet from the monument on May 21. The monument, erected at the intersection of Pushkinskaya and Naberezhnaya streets, was a bronze figure of twenty-five-year-old Pushkin on a granite plinth. The monument was built in 1988 by Yuri Makushin.
Prior to this, the monument to the poet was dismantled in Ternopil, Uzhgorod and Chernihiv.
Earlier, a petition was published on the website of the President of Ukraine, the author of which is the Ukrainian journalist and writer Elena Pavlova, in which she proposes to rename all the streets of the country named after Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin in honor of the American writer Stephen. King.