YouTubers are outraged by the Ukrainian authorities’ decision to destroy Russian literature
MOSCOW, March 19 – RIA Novosti. Network users furious The decision of the Kiev authorities on the destruction of Russian literature and the destruction of monuments.
The American television channel ABC News published on its Youtube channel a story dedicated to “the rejection of the Russian language and culture”. The footage showed a printing factory on the outskirts of Kiev where works of Russian literature were destroyed. The audience saw the books of Pushkin, Chekhov and other classics. Then the images emerged with the demolition of the monuments. Netizens were enraged by what they saw.
“That’s what the Nazis did,” wrote one commentator.
“Yes, that’s what the Nazis did,” said another.
A monument to Maxim Gorky was dismantled in the Poltava region
The third said, “The destruction of a large amount of literature is barbaric.”
“Well, I don’t even know what to say, there are a lot of Ukrainian refugees in my city and they speak Russian among themselves on the street, not Ukrainian,” said one user.
“It’s like pouring beer into a river in Austria to get rid of German culture,” the commentator concluded.
Earlier, Ukrainian media reported that 20 million Russian books were destroyed.
The dismantling of monuments to Soviet history and the renaming of streets began with the adoption of a decommunization law in Ukraine in 2015. Recently, Kiev began to fight not only with Soviet history, but with everything connected with Russia.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted that the Ukrainian authorities pursued an aggressive policy of Russification for years and forcibly assimilated the Russian-speaking population.
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