Soviet ‘friendship monument’ taken down in Kyiv


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Ukrainian authorities dismantled the Monument of People’s Friendship on Tuesday, a statue overlooking the Dnieper River in Kyiv, representing Russian-Ukrainian friendship.

The installation was gifted to Ukraine by the Soviet government in 1982 as a symbol of the relationship between Russia and Ukraine.

Kyiv City Council announced Monday that it would remove the statue along with 60 other monuments in the capital.

Read the full article at: euronews.com


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