Interactive map of Lenin showers in Ukraine released

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A total of 180 Lenin monuments were demolished between February 20 and 25, which is more than the number of demolitions during the whole period of independence.

Infolight.org.ua created an interactive map showing the chronology and geography of the demolition of 206 Lenin monuments. Overall, there are 114 cities, 51 townships, and 41 villages that have experienced the “Leninfall” from December 8, 2013 to February 25, 2014. The oblasts that witnessed the largest number of demolished monuments in their local communities include Khmelnytsky (35), Cherkasy (20), Poltava (19), Vinnytsia (18), Kyiv (18), Zhytomyr (16), and Chernihiv (16) oblasts. Ukraine’s historical record high was set on February 22, when a total of 89 Lenin monuments were brought down. Derazhniansky district in Khmelnytska oblast has been the absolute leader in the total number of demolished Lenin monuments (13).

 

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