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Monument at the resting place of Peter I after the Battle of Poltava. archive photo

In the Poltava region of Ukraine, Soviet monuments were denied the status of historical monuments

MOSCOW, June 3 – RIA Novosti. Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine (MCIP) accepted In the Poltava region, a number of monuments related to the history of Russia and the USSR, which are not subject to inclusion in the State Register of Immovable Monuments of the country, are currently preparing orders for their destruction under the so-called decommunization. .

Previously, the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Poltava Regional Military Administration applied to ICIP to remove the status of monuments from some monuments on the territory of Poltava. It was about a monument in honor of Lieutenant General Alexei Zygin, busts of Soviet General Nikolai Vatutin and Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, and a monument to the T-34 tank.

“ICIP is working on documents to legally clear the public space of monuments to Russian and Soviet figures. Cultural heritage sites in the Poltava region were deemed not to meet the criteria for historical monuments and monumental art,” the ministry telegraph said. channel.

It was noted that it was decided to remove the monumental works of art of local importance from the Ukrainian State Register of Immovable Monuments. The Ministry is preparing an order for their demolition.

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In 2015, the Ukrainian authorities passed a law of decolonization that began the dismantling of monuments related to Soviet history and the renaming of streets. Recently, the Ukrainian authorities began to fight not only with Soviet history, but with everything connected with Russia.

As the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine previously reported, authorities dismantled 145 monuments connected with the history of the Russian Federation and the USSR last year.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov previously said that the Ukrainian authorities had pursued an aggressive policy of Russification and forced assimilation for many years.

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Source: Ria

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