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Monument To Vladimir Lenin Was Damaged In Tomsk Oblast
26.05.2015 14:57
Monument To Vladimir Lenin Was Damaged In Tomsk Oblast

The resident of the village of Moryakovsky Zaton of Tomsk Oblast caused serious damage to the monument to Vladimir Lenin established in the park in the village centre with a sledge hammer, as the press service of the regional department of the Communist Party reported.

      The man managed to cut the head and upper torso of a plaster Lenin off by a sledge hammer; judging by the clean cut, the body parts constituted an integral whole. The web-site of the regional police department said that following the application of a local resident, the 34-year-old native of the Kemerovo Oblast suspected of attacking the monument was detained. A criminal case under part 2 of article 214 of the Criminal Code (vandalism) was filed. According to preliminary data, the man was drunk. The monument to Lenin with a cap on his head was erected in the village in 1971. The author of the work is a local sculptor Leonid Mayorov.


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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