Simferopol (QHA) - Crimean communists organized a fundraising campaign to restore the demolished monument to Lenin in Kyiv. A special box for money collection is set up in the tent of the Communists Party on Lenin’s square in Simferopol. All who wish can contribute. As reported, on December 8, a group of unidentified people toppled Lenin’s monument from its pedestal in Kyiv. Afterwards, the monument was smashed with a sledgehammer. People took away fragments of monument as souvenirs. Note: The monument to Lenin was installed on December 5, 1946. Figure of Lenin was made of polished red granite. The height of the monument was 3,45 meters; it was set up on a cylindrical pedestal of 6,8 meters high.

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