The national police started a pretrial investigation in criminal proceedings on the fact of existence of monuments to Lenin in three villages of Bolgrad district, in the South of Odessa region. Speech, in particular, is a flagrant violation of the Law “decommunisation” in the villages Zaliznychne, Vinogradovka and Kalcheva. The investigation initiated under article “Manufacture, the spread of Communist, Nazi symbols and propaganda of the Communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes.”
The deputies of Vynohradiv Council took the decision: the statue of Lenin should be removed from the center of the village, but… At the same time, they proposed to leave the monument in the village as a testimony of the history of the country.
According to the project “Decommunization. Ukraine”, in Bolgrad district remained the largest number of monuments of the “leader of the revolution.” Such is also preserved in the village of Pervomayskoye Zakharyevskaya district.
The co-founder of the project Vadim Pozdnyakov said that by the spring of 2020, the monuments to Lenin in Ukraine, eliminate completely.