Kyiv mayor promises to clean city from Soviet monuments by May 23

23:45, 22 May 2016
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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has promised that all Communist-era monuments in the city will be dismantled by May 23 under the de-communization law.

Klitschko says that Kyiv is in

"I'm sure that several remaining monuments won't be there on Monday," he said on Saturday, according to Deutsche Welle's Russian language service.

Klitschko says that Kyiv is in "the lead in renaming streets." The city has dismantled all the plaques with Communist symbols banned under the de-communization law.

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