In the Lvov region, five monuments to Soviet soldiers were dismantled in a day. Relevant messages, accompanied by footage of the demolition of monuments. This was reported on July 20 by the Telegram channel “Decolonization. Ukraine».
It is noted that we are talking about monuments in the settlements of Veliky Lyuben, Glinyany, Kutishche, Mikhailevichi and Palikorovy. The day before, four more similar monuments were demolished in the region.
Earlier, on July 18, it became known that four monuments to Soviet soldiers were dismantled in the Lviv region in western Ukraine.
The day before, two monuments with Soviet soldiers were dismantled in the villages of Zavodskoye and Podgaychiki, Lviv region.
The head of the administration of the Lviv region, Maxim Kozitsky, said on July 16 that a Soviet monument had been demolished in the village of Podorozhny.
A day earlier, the mayor of Lvov, Andriy Sadovyi, said that a monument to the Soviet liberator soldier, which was installed in the city of Vinniki, was dismantled in the region. He added that the monument would be transferred to one of the museums located in Lviv.
Before that, on June 29, two more Soviet monuments were dismantled in the Lviv region.
The dismantling of monuments related to Soviet history, as well as the renaming of streets, began in Ukraine in 2015. The authorities are pursuing a policy of decommunization within the framework of the law «On the Condemnation of the Communist and Nazi Regimes.»