Saakashvili instructed to accelerate in Odessa region the process of decommunization

Саакашвили поручил ускорить в Одесской обл. процесс декоммунизации

The head of the Odessa regional state administration (RSA) Mikheil Saakashvili has ordered to speed up the process of decommunization in the region. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.

According to him, on Thursday in the Odessa region demolished another monument to Lenin.

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“I ordered to intensify actions to get rid of Communist symbols on the territory of Odessa region. Yesterday Lenin was demolished in the Razdelnyansky region. On the removal of the children came with Ukrainian flags, however, were local residents, who told our representatives that they would be more happy if in the area made the road. And they’re absolutely right,” wrote the head yeah.

Earlier, Saakashvili has ordered to dismantle all remaining in Odessa region the monuments to Lenin.

The laws of decommunization entered into force on 21 may 2015 Documents prohibited Soviet symbols, condemned the Communist regime, opened archives of the Soviet secret police and are recognized as fighters for independence of Ukraine, the UPA and other organizations.

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