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Lenin monuments continue to fall: this time Soviet leader overturned in annexed Crimea
Lenin monuments, overturned, annexed Crimea, Ukraine,  Maidan

One more monument to the Soviet communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin was toppled in Ukraine. For this time the incident happened in Sudak, in Crimea peninsula that had been annexed by Russia during Maidan in 2014.

One more monument to the Soviet communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin was toppled in Ukraine. For this time the incident happened in Sudak, in Crimea peninsula that had been annexed by Russia during Maidan in 2014.

Local authorities were not able to determine who is responsible for acts of destroying the symbol of the Soviet revolution as it had happenned at night.

Officials promised to find the guilty and punish them in accordance with justice. Also they vowed to restore the monument.

Hundreds of Communist statues were toppled in Ukraine since 2013. The first demolitions coincided with the pro-EU Maidan protests against the government of Moscow-backed former President Viktor Yanukovych.

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