|dethalternate||Date: Monday, 09-December-2013, 5:47 PM | Message # 1|
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|Angry Kiev protesters topple Lenin statue, show off severed head at rally |
Crowds toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in the Ukrainian
capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday (December 8) in the latest mass
protests against President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with
A group of protesters has taken down the monument to Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin on Kiev's Bessarabskya Square, reports RT's Irina Galushko. Dozens of protesters attempted to deface the monument last week, but were repelled by riot police. Ukraine's Communist Party decried the attempt as unacceptable and placed a patrol to guard the monument. However, neither the party's patrol, nor police were seen guarding the Lenin's monument on Sunday.