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The Monument of Glory of the Soviet Army was finally demolished in Lviv

The Monument of Glory of the Soviet Army was finally demolished in Lviv
The Monument of Glory of the Soviet Army was finally demolished in Lviv, dismantling the last two figures. This is reported by local publications..

According to Zaxid.nеt, started back in 2018 the dismantling of the monument is finally completed, the last two figures of the monument – Soviet warrior and Motherland dismantled. Now the figures will be sent to a museum created by the Lviv authorities called “Territory of Terror”.

In Lviv, on Striyskaya Street, the last two figures of the Soviet Monument of Glory were dismantled. Today is the turn of the last two elements. – figures of the Soviet soldier and the Motherland
– newspaper writes.


The decision to dismantle the monument in 2018 adopted by the city council of Lviv, as stated, due to the emergency state of the monument and “at the request of the population”. Ukrainian radicals insisted on the demolition of the monument, offering to blow it up, to make it faster “get rid of the Soviet legacy”. About “accidents” of the monument can speak the fact, that the dismantling of the monument was carried out for three years, and the first attempts to demolish the monument, crafted from granite and bronze, failed altogether. The city council of Lviv allocated for the destruction of the monument 300 thousand hryvnia.

“Monument of Military Glory of the Armed Forces of the Soviet Union” installed in May 1970 of the year. The sculptural composition was created by famous Lviv artists Emmanuil Misko, Dmitry Krvavich and Yaroslav Motyga. The monument consisted of a sculptural group, stele and monument with six bas-reliefs in honor of the soldiers of the Soviet army, liberated Lviv in 1939 and in 1944 years.

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