Ukraine: Lenin statue discovered in Kiev's Obolonsky district

A statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin has been discovered in Kiev's Obolonsky district, footage shot on Thursday showed. The monument was seen standing on a piece of land that belonged to a greenhouse farm, which has been partially dismantled for the construction of the city's ring road. About 2,500 sculptures of Soviet leaders, including Lenin, were dismantled as part of so-called... Еще decommunisation efforts in Ukraine. The last Lenin bust was reportedly removed last May in Kiev. In May 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree aimed at the decommunisation of the country, which condemned Ukraine's Soviet past and imposed a ban on the «promotion of communist symbols.»

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