In the winery opened the first in Ukraine monument to Petliura

Bronze Simon Petlura sitting on a bench, holding a map of Ukraine.

In the winery opened the first in Ukraine monument to the chieftain of the Ukrainian national Republic (UNR) Simon Petliura. Writes about this local edition of My winery.

The monument was erected on the street Simon Petlyura, and the opening of the sculpture was timed to the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian revolution. The monument is located near the building of regional radio, where 100 years ago housed the Ministry of post and Telegraph UNR, and later was a military camp office of the chief ataman.

The monument is made of bronze. Simon Petlyura is sitting on the bench, holding the map of Ukraine. On it are the two main mark – a winery as a temporary capital of the UPR and Kiev – the capital of the state, captured by the Bolsheviks.

The authors of the sculptures are Petliura Vladimir, Roman and Andrew Berahi.

Prior to that, in Ukraine, there was no monument to Petliura in full growth. In 2007, he was installed a memorial sign in Poltava.

As reported Корреспондент.netin Kiev, may be a monument to Simon Petliura and other figures of the UPR. This information gives the Director of the Institute of national remembrance Vladimir viatrovych.