During the dismantling of the equestrian statue of Nikolai Shchors in the center of Kiev, it was decided to cut off its hooves. Ukrainian agency UNIAN reported this on its Telegram channel.
“During dismantling, workers realized that the hooves could not be removed from the cement. It was decided to cut off three hooves,” says the publication.
The agency recalls that the mayor of Kiev, Vitaliy Klitschko, opposed the demolition of the monument five years ago, calling it “one of the most beautiful monuments in Europe.”
The dismantling of the monument to Nikolai Shchors, the Soviet leader during the Civil War, began on the morning of December 9. Its protective status had previously been revoked. The monument is planned to be moved to the State Aviation Museum of Ukraine for storage. AK Antonov.
The monument was erected in 1954 as part of the celebrations of the 300th anniversary of the reunification of Ukraine with Russia.
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