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Second Lenin Statue is Attacked as Protests Continue in Ukraine

Posted By admin On December 10, 2013 @ 6:41 am In World News | Comments Disabled

RIA Novosti [1]
December 10, 2013

Protestors in Ukraine have vandalized another statue of Vladimir Lenin, hours after a monument to the Communist revolutionary was toppled [2] in the capital Kiev.

Police in the southern town of Kotovsk said that an unidentified group cut off the upper part of a concrete monument to the founder of the Soviet Union late on Sunday, leaving fragments scattered on the ground. Detectives have begun an investigation.

The incident occurred shortly after protestors tore down a statue of Lenin in central Kiev as hundreds of thousands of people attended an opposition rally to demand the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych for his rejection of an Association Agreement creating closer links between Ukraine and the European Union.

Police said that a criminal investigation for “vandalism” and “mass unrest” had been launched.

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[1] RIA Novosti: http://en.ria.ru/world/20131210/185404247/Second-Lenin-Statue-is-Attacked-as-Protests-Continue-in-Ukraine.html

[2] was toppled: http://en.ria.ru/world/20131208/185361590/Opposition-Ukraine-Rally-Draws-Massive-Numbers.html

[3] Kiev protesters topple Lenin statue as Ukrainians take to the streets: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kiev-protesters-topple-lenin-statue-as-ukrainians-take-to-the-streets.html

[4] Ukraine may borrow up to $15bn from IMF: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ukraine-may-borrow-up-to-15bn-from-imf.html

[5] Ukraine Teeters as Citizens Blame Banks and Government: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ukraine-teeters-as-citizens-blame-banks-and-government.html

[6] Panic in Ukraine, Authorities deny aircraft are spraying aerosols over cities, Martial Law expected: http://www.prisonplanet.com/panic-in-ukraine-authorities-deny-aircraft-are-spraying-aerosols-over-cities-martial-law-expected.html

[7] Ukraine torments Russia with show of solidarity: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ukraine-torments-russia-with-show-of-solidarity.html

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