In Kiev finally demolished the monument to Cheka

В Киеве окончательно снесли памятник чекистам

Photo: Ruslan Andreyko


В Киеве окончательно снесли памятник чекистам

В Киеве окончательно снесли памятник чекистам

Photo: Ruslan Andreyko


В Киеве окончательно снесли памятник чекистам

In Kiev, near the metro station “Lybidska” today demolished the monument to the KGB, said the Deputy of the city Council, Ruslan andreiko.

Reinstall the dismantling of the monument began on may 23. The monument to security officers tried to dismantle at the end of April, but the process was too complicated, and decided to paint the monument.

We will remind, on may 25, security officers monument in Kiev, which had to be dismantled and moved to another location, destroyed by the excavator.

In the parks Department of the KSCA said that was not involved in the demolition of the monument to the KGB. “We now find out, whose technique and whose is the initiative of dismantling of this monument. We had planned to go to the civilized way of the demolition of the monument to the chekists, namely, to develop the project of dismantling of the monument, to approve his estimate of the solution of session of city Council and move this Communist monument into a Museum of monuments of the Soviet era. But someone decided otherwise. Who exactly is supposed to figure out the police,” – said the Director of the Department of development and the preservation of the natural environment of the Kyiv city state administration Andriy Fishchuk.

So the monument to the KGB looked before the destruction.

В Киеве окончательно снесли памятник чекистам

“A monument to security officers – soldiers of the Revolution” was installed in 1967 in a Park in the middle of Dzerzhinsky square (later Lybidska). It was a vertical stele made of granite on which are carved two huge faces of the fighters of the revolution. The author of the monument – the famous Ukrainian sculptor Vasily Boroday, who is the Creator of such famous monuments as “the Motherland”, the monument to founders of Kiev, known as “Rook”, as well as sculptures of Lesya Ukrainka in Mariinsky Park, the monument to Shchors Blvd. Shevchenko and demolished in 1991, the monument of the October revolution.

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