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UPD: 02/24/2014 Russia calls for “harshly suppressing extremists who have threatened with power” in Ukraine
Russia is extremely concerned about the development of the situation in Ukraine. The Kremlin calls into question the legitimacy of the actions of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and calls for "harshly suppressing extremists who have threatened power."
This is discussed in the official statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry, published on the agency’s website.
"In recent days, armed clashes between militant youths, militants from far-right nationalist organizations and law enforcement agencies have been taking place in the capital and several other cities of the country, which stood to protect the security of civilians and the interests of the state," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The ministry also notes that the Agreement on the Settlement of the Crisis in Ukraine of February 21 was not fulfilled, "despite the fact that its signing was witnessed by the foreign ministers of Germany, Poland and France, and the United States, the European Union, and other international structures welcomed this document."
The militants are not disarmed, refuse to leave the streets of the cities that they actually control, vacate administrative buildings, and continue acts of violence. It is surprising that a number of European politicians have already hastened to support the announcement of the presidential election in Ukraine in May of this year, although the Agreement of February 21 stipulates that elections should be held only after the completion of constitutional reform. It is clear that for the success of this reform, all political forces of Ukraine and all regions of the country should participate in it, and its results should be submitted to a popular referendum. We are convinced of the need to fully take into account the concerns of the deputies of the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine, Crimea and Sevastopol, voiced at the congress in Kharkov on February 22, "the message said.
In addition, the Russian Foreign Ministry questions the legitimacy of actions in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
Referring in fact only to “revolutionary expediency”, “decisions” and “laws” are stamped there, including those aimed at infringing on the humanitarian rights of Russians and other national minorities living in Ukraine. There are calls for an almost complete ban on the Russian language, lustration, the liquidation of parties and organizations, the closure of objectionable media, and the removal of restrictions on the propaganda of neo-Nazi ideology. They are headed for suppressing those who disagree in various regions of Ukraine with dictatorial, and sometimes even terrorist methods. Threats began to be heard regarding Orthodox shrines. National radicals continue to mock monuments in various Ukrainian cities, and in some European capitals their like-minded people desecrate memorials to Soviet soldiers, "the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
Such a development of events undermines the Agreement of February 21, discredits its initiators and guarantors, poses a threat to civil peace, stability of society and the safety of citizens.
We are forced to note that in the position of some of our Western partners, one does not see concern for the fate of Ukraine, but a unilateral geopolitical calculation. No fundamental assessments of the criminal actions of extremists are heard, including their neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic manifestations. Moreover, voluntarily or involuntarily, such actions are encouraged. There is a lasting impression that the Agreement of February 21, with the tacit consent of its external sponsors, is used only as a cover for promoting a scenario of a forced change of power in Ukraine through the creation of "facts on earth" without any desire to seek a common Ukrainian consensus in the interests of national reconciliation. Particularly disturbing are attempts to attract international structures, including the UN Secretariat, to justify this line.
We urge all those involved in the crisis in Ukraine to show maximum responsibility and not to allow further degradation of the situation, to return it to the legal channel, and to harshly suppress extremists who have threatened to power.
UPD: 02/24/2014 In Kiev there were warnings that “loudly gulbanites” and “plump on the street” became dangerous. A photo
Designer Igor Sklyarevsky created a series of plates that popularize "public guard" in the districts.
The first batch of signs was installed on Krasnoarmeyskaya Street in the metro area "Palace Ukraine".
The tablets remind the locals that it was “dangerous” to drink, litter “gop-stop”, “loud gulbasity” and henceforth the “guard block” on the streets.
As Sklyarevsky told “Ukrainian truth. Life”, when he began to make these tablets, he had two main tasks.
"Firstly, I wanted to somehow help self-defense with identification. I made a logo and stickers that can be printed on vests or pasted on cars so people don’t attack their own in search of" titles, "says the designer.
“And secondly, I wanted to explain to people that if earlier it was thought that redneck is bad, now active and aggressive redneck is even worse. In addition, being an aggressive redneck has become dangerous because now it’s not only the police that do it, but ordinary people, "explains Sklyarevsky.
The developer is going to post files for printing in the public domain and encourages everyone to print stickers and place where necessary.
As you know, in the spring of 2013 Sklyarevsky created a series of "hooligan" WalkKyiv plates. The focus was - chestnuts on Khreshchatyk, purchased in Italy and which turned out to be false; parks that have turned into public toilets (a bully sign is installed on the spot where Swedish fans quietly drank, under the supervision of policemen) a meeting place for Kiev pensioners in the passage to the Teatralnaya metro station; metro to Troieschina, which all can not be laid.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Chief of the General Staff Ilyin, by order of Lebedev, threw the army against the Maidan. DOCUMENTS
On February 20, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Yuri Ilyin ordered a number of military units to move the equipped and armed groups to disperse the Maidan. This is stated in the cryptogram signed by Ilyin, which is owned by the Commander-in-Chief.
Such ciphergrams were received by the commander of the 25th separate airborne brigade (Dnepropetrovsk), the 79th separate airborne brigade (Nikolaev), the 73rd maritime special forces center (Ochakov) and the 1st separate marines brigade.
February 22, the Chief of the General Staff - Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuriy Ilyin told the media that the army remains faithful to constitutional duty. “The personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are in places of constant deployment and carry out planned tasks,” Ilyin said. But then the Chief of the General Staff lied, notes journalist Alexei Byk.
The publication provides convincing evidence that Ilyin, by order of the Minister of Defense Pavel Lebedev *, committed a crime against the Ukrainian people and the Constitution, without even having time to settle down in his new office after being appointed Chief of the General Staff on February 19.
The approximate number of military men whom he planned to attract was 2.5 thousand.
The basis for the use of troops against the civilian population was the information of the Anti-Terrorism Center under the Security Service of Ukraine about the alleged "Maydans" planning to seize "potentially dangerous military installations."
According to the cipher program, Ilyin received carte blanche for such actions from Minister of Defense Pavel Lebedev.
"According to the decision of the Minister of Defense to attract forces and means of the armed forces to participate in the anti-terrorist operation," the document says.
According to the information available, the military planned to provide broad powers: to detain citizens, check documents, conduct searches, restrict traffic, enter and enter the citizens' dwelling on the basis of suspicion of concealing terrorists, and also use weapons and special means.
Sources of the publication claim that the previous chief of the General Staff, Vladimir Zamana, refused to comply with this order of Lebedev, and that is why he was allegedly replaced by Ilyin.
As you know, on February 22, Ilyin declared that the army remained loyal to the people and would not be drawn into a political conflict, and also assured that he had not and would not carry out criminal orders.
UPD: 02/24/2014 The right sector and Anti-Maidan had a fight near the city hall in Odessa
Near the building of the Odessa municipality, where a meeting is taking place with the participation of city leaders, there was a clash between activists of the Right Sector and Anti-Maidan, according to Monday, February 24, the online publication Dumskaya.net.
Journalists were injured in a fight.
Right Sector activists tried to break into the city hall, but they were stopped by the anti-Maidan activists. Some of the participants in the clash were armed with sticks.
As a result of the fight, the correspondent of the publication Otkat Vera Zaporozhets suffered.
Currently, the square is calm, but law enforcement officers have not left yet.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Video of the meeting of the Golden Eagle in Donetsk
A video of a meeting of supporters of the local Berkut’s local authorities in Donetsk appeared on the Web.
Having formed a living corridor for the siloviki, the rally participants chanted: “Golden Eagle!” And “Well done!”.
At the beginning of the column was the head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Donetsk Region Roman Romanov.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that employees of the special forces Berkut intend to leave Ukraine due to the persecution of their families. They sought refuge from Russians and Belarusians. This is stated in a statement on behalf of the security forces, published in the Berkut community on the VKontakte social network.
UPD: 02/24/2014 A draft resolution on lustration was registered in the Parliament of Ukraine
Lustration (from lat. Lustratio - “purification through sacrifices”) - processes in Eastern Europe after 1989 that regulate access to public office for persons who were formerly associated with the repressive apparatus of the communist regimes (counting both employees and agents of the secret police and functionaries of the communist parties) . In a broader sense, it is a similar process in relation to persons involved in regimes that violated human rights, starting from the process of denazification and similar to it in post-war Europe. According to the idea, the lustration process gives legitimacy to the new government through a decisive break with the practice of the old government, which is perceived as criminal and unlawful.
The parliament of Ukraine has registered a draft resolution on lustration.
The authors of the document are the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada from the party VO Liberty.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Gerega wrote a letter of resignation
Gerega resigned as Secretary of Kyiv City Council.
Galina Gerega on Monday, February 24, wrote a letter of resignation from the post of Secretary of the City Council. Such information was confirmed by the spokeswoman of Geregi Julia Chudnovets.
According to her, Gerega wrote a statement today of her own free will.
At the same time, Chudnovets noted that the authority of the secretary of the Kyiv City State Administration ceases in accordance with article 56 of the law on local self-government only from the moment when the deputies of the city council in plenary consider this statement and take it into account.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Journalists analyze the “black bookkeeping” of Yanukovych and the Mezhigorye mansions
The financial statements of Viktor Yanukovych’s service in Mezhigorye began to be destroyed several days before the departure of the former president in an unknown direction.
Many papers are in good, readable condition, according to journalist Dmitry Tuzov.
"There are documents damaged and washed out by water, there are charred during an attempt to burn a bunch of folders, but experts and journalists are working with them now," he said.
Each sheet is dried, shifted with clean paper, sorted and scanned so as not to lose valuable information. Some of the documents have already been evaluated by journalists.
Dmitry Gnap says that one can already talk about large-scale documented bribes in cash to the president’s family - in the form of financing various works and developing presidential estates Mezhigorye and Sukholuchye, buying expensive furniture and various equipment, exotic plants and animals.
Already examined documents indicate financial frauds of 200 million euros. And this is only a small part of the studied papers.
As an example, the journalist cites cash-generating orders in which these bribes in sums of 100 and 200 thousand dollars were transferred to the authorized capital of Ukrainian Business Bank, which is controlled by the family of the former president.
The documents that did not manage to be destroyed contain evidence of the use of fraudulent schemes for "cash out" - the illegal transfer of non-cash money into cash. So, according to the research of journalists, an unknown company specializing in real estate paid 56 million hryvnias.
To speed up the work and save as many documents as possible, specialists from the National Library. Vernadsky was brought to Mizhhiria two special heat guns, with which they will dry paper soaked in water. Work is ongoing.
A Gnap journalist on a blog on Ukrainian Truth described part of what he saw in one of the houses in Mezhigorye, the so-called Honka. It was in this house, it seems, that Yanukovych lived, his cohabitant Lyubov Polezhay and her daughter Maria Yegorovna.
UPD: 02/24/2014 After the victory of the Maidan, the traffic police talk like that ...
A video appeared on the Internet that captured a tough conversation between armed self-defense fighters and traffic police officers who left their permanent place of deployment and drove off to a gas station to buy ice cream.
Representatives of the Maidan even vibrated for the price of viaducts
I condemned such grief of "heroes".
UPD: 02/24/2014 Walk along Mezhyhirya
Journalists took a walk around the presidential residence in Mezhigorye.
Unfortunately, it was not possible to bypass all the objects on the territory of 130 hectares.
However, the main objects, Honka and Platform on the video are present in detail.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Photos of the luxurious palace of Yura Enakievsky appeared
The photos of the palace project of another "regional" Yuri Ivanyushchenko were published.
The photo was published on his Facebook page by ARD reporter Gosha Tikhiy.
"The modest charm of the bourgeoisie is a new series. The palace of Yuri Ivanyushchenko. This is a project, but it has been almost completely implemented," commented Tikhiy on the photographs.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Internal troops deny the use of their snipers on February 20 at Institutskaya
The command of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine assures that their subordinates did not use firearms.
The command of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine refutes the information about the participation of snipers of the BB units on February 20 on Institutskaya Street in Kiev.
"Information about the unlawful use of snipers of certain special units of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the anti-terrorist special operation on Institutskaya Street does not correspond to reality," the agency said.
The command of the VV informs that "the commanders of special forces of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, who were involved in military service on the indicated day, assure that their subordinates did not use firearms to protect state objects and the lives of the military personnel of the internal troops."
However, the BB emphasizes that the true state of affairs will be established by competent persons during the investigation.
On February 18, the "peaceful offensive" entered the phase of assaulting the government quarter. Security forces began to push back activists, and went on the offensive on the Maidan. Later, the SBU announced the start of an anti-terrorist operation in Ukraine.
During the clashes, VO Liberty stated that there are snipers on Institutskaya Street who are conducting targeted fire at protesters.
Soon, MP UDAR faction deputy Viktor Chumak said that a man dressed in the form of a special forces soldier Berkut, firing a machine gun from the roof of one of the buildings on Independence Square, was first found at protesters and then at law enforcement officers in Kiev.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Treasury stolen. There is nothing to pay debt obligations, - Yatsenyuk
The challenge now is to maintain the banking system. There are reserves for this if the National Bank is taken under control by the new government. This was stated by Chairman of the Political Council of Batkivshchyna Arseniy Yatsenyuk * at the conciliation council of the parliament on Monday, February 24, reports Censor.NET with reference to the press service of the Fatherland.
He noted that he had several meetings with the “remnants of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine” yesterday, received information from the NBU and the State Treasury of Ukraine: “The state treasury has been looted. The country has gone bankrupt. Now it’s clear how much money Mezhigorye and everything else were built.”
According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, he doesn’t even want to voice the figures “of an incredible state deficit not even before the end of this year, but before the end of this month.” He noted that there are delays in wages for 10 days, "there is nothing to pay debt obligations."
“Now a very important task is to maintain the banking system, and there are reserves for this if the Central Bank is taken under the control of the new government and will fulfill the tasks that confront it, namely, the stability of the national monetary unit and the prevention of inflation” he noted.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted that the government, which will be formed, “faces incredible challenges”: “The solution to these problems is possible only in one case - if the Western world helps Ukraine out of this difficult financial crisis.”
“We need immediate financial assistance from our European partners. We welcome statements that come from the EU. Now the main issue is to develop a mechanism, ”he stressed.
According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, it is necessary to immediately resume the program with the IMF. Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that he had a telephone conversation with the US Treasury Secretary last night: “After the meeting of the G20, he informed that the process of financial support for Ukraine has been launched and it all depends on how quickly we form a government of public confidence.”
UPD: 02/24/2014 Treasures of Pshonki - photo report from the house of the bloody prosecutor general
Friends, exclusive to your attention: a photo report from the house of Pshonki in the village of Gorenichi (Kiev-Svyatoshinsky district). Ancient icons and paintings stolen the Gospels, the relics of the Saints in the office, Faberge eggs throughout the house, a collection of edged weapons, numerous awards, portraits of Pshonka and Yanukovych, as well as much, much more. Further no comment ...
As if a giant pigeon flew into Pshonka’s house and crap everything in gold
UPD: 02/24/2014 Odessa "Golden eagle" asks not to execute lynching: We did not shoot. VIDEO
Fighters of Odessa "Golden Eagle" ask not to commit lynching. The day before, they returned from Kiev to the place of permanent deployment.
According to Tsenzor.NET with reference to TSN, the soldiers claim that they did not take part in the clashes, and from the inside guarded the premises on Bankovaya.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Details about Yanukovych’s mistress, who was taken from Mezhigorye by helicopter along with suitcases of money and a dog
At the request of our readers about what kind of "mistress" Yanukovych is talking about, we add a video about her - Alena Berezovskaya.
At least, it is very similar to the person who is visible on the video from the cameras of the video warning of the Mezhyhirya helipad. Recall, Channel 5 received an exclusive video of the day when Viktor Yanukovych left Mezhyhirya.
If you saw a video with a helicopter ( here ) It shows fuss near the estate of trucks, wagons and minibuses. And while the unknown, who are loading something into the car. The helipad also got to the frames: in particular, how suitcases are loaded into helicopters. Cars are approaching the site. A woman with a dog comes out with one of them, and they also board a helicopter ...
UPD: 02/24/2014 Journalists found Yanukovych's civil wife. A PHOTO
Journalist Sergey Leshchenko posted on Facebook a photo, as he himself claims, of the civil wife of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.
According to Leshchenko, the name of the woman is Lyubov Polezhay, and she has been living with Viktor Yanukovych for many years.
“So, before you is the common-law wife of the former Ukrainian dictator Viktor Yanukovich, a native of Enakievo Lyubov Polezhay. She is the sister of his cook Nadezhda Marintseva. Yanukovych and Polezhay have been together for many years, while Yanukovych is not officially divorced from his Lyudmila. Double criminal was in everything, "the journalist noted. Source: http://censor.net.ua/p272477
UPD: 02/24/2014 Yanukovych detained in Crimea, but information needs to be verified - deputy
“Arrested? Infa by 80% !!! We’re checking,” wrote UDAR faction deputy Vladimir Kurennoy on his Facebook page. He also noted that this happened in the Crimea and is now being taken to Kiev. He called the source of information "solid", but "you need to double-check."
In addition, Maxim Mayorov wrote about Yanukovych on his Facebook page. "Residents of the microdistrict have just seen Yanukovych at the location of the marine brigade of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation (Cossack Bay, Sevastopol). They are going to take him out right now on a Russian warship. UPD Big landing ship" Azov ", he wrote and added:" There are traffic police cars, a minibus, seven jeeps and three armored personnel carriers. Detain or accompany - x / z. Information is reliable! "
Kurennoy later said that the information "is not confirmed or refuted." "Information from fairly serious sources in law enforcement. But I can’t confirm and verify it," he wrote.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that the Security Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as well as the General Prosecutor's Office intend to detain the former leadership of the country, which was forbidden to leave Ukraine.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Yanukovych put on the wanted list, - Avakov spoke about the search
The new Interior Minister announced the course of the movement of Yanukovych.
The Minister posted the following post on Facebook:
I report to the Ukrainian people.
Yanukovych is gone.
All night with the head of the SBU Valentin Nalyvaichenko
engaged in resolving the situation in Sevastopol
and ... the search for the ex-head of state.
21st on Friday V.F. Yanukovych, accompanied by A.P. Klyuev, flew by helicopters from Kiev to Kharkov, intending to take part in the congress of deputies of the Party of Regions in Kharkov.
Yanukovych, having spent the night at a state residence in Kharkov on Saturday, refused to participate in the congress, recorded a video message, and flew by helicopters to Donetsk airport.
Upon arrival at the Donetsk airport, along with security, he transferred from helicopters to two private Falcon-type aircraft. Tried to fly out. The border service prevented the departure. Then Yanukovych left for the state residence in Donetsk, where he stayed for several hours.
Late in the evening of the 22nd, by motor vehicles, unaccompanied by traffic police, Yanukovych’s motorcade left for Crimea.
The 23rd (Sunday) arrived in Crimea. He stayed at one of the private sanatoriums, deliberately ignoring state special facilities, including the specialized presidential state transfer, which he had previously intended to arrive.
Upon learning of the decisions of the Parliament for the appointment of Acting President of Ukraine A. Turchinov, and about the flight to Crimea of the newly appointed heads of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Security Service of Ukraine, Yanukovych hurriedly left a private sanatorium in the direction of Belbek Airport, where Nalivaychenko and I were already at that time.
At 23-50, Yanukovych, before reaching the Belbek airport, stopped in a private residence in the Balaklava area. Gathered his guard - asked, "who will be with him next", and "who will stay here." Some UDO employees expressed a desire to "stay here." Yanukovych, saying goodbye to them - gave the official REFUSAL TO STATE SECURITY (I attach the scan).
The officers of the state security department who did not follow him took all the state weapons to transfer them to the Crimean udo department.
With the rest of the guard, Yanukovych, accompanied by A.P. Klyuev three cars left in an unknown direction - disconnecting all types of communications.
I inform you this morning. A criminal case has been opened on the mass killings of civilians. Yanukovych and a number of other officials are ANNOUNCED IN ROSYSK.
UPD: 02/24/2014 "Yanukovych is limp, a dodger, a rag. Everyone should hate him," - Zhirinovsky. VIDEO
Russian State Duma deputy Vladimir Zhirinovsky accused Viktor Yanukovych of what is happening in Ukraine.
According to the Censor NO, citing Russia TV channel, Zhirinovsky called the fourth president of Ukraine weak-willed and not decisive.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Yanukovych with his retinue was found in one of the monasteries of the Moscow Patriarchate, - Briginets
MP from the "Fatherland" Alexander Briginets believes that ex-president Viktor Yanukovych is hiding in one of the monasteries of the Moscow Patriarchate. He wrote about this on his Facebook page, reports Censor.NET.
In particular, the politician writes: "The Moscow Patriarchate continues to play its extremely negative role in Ukraine. We need to raise the question of creating a single local church and do it without delay."
“Yanukovych was found in one of the monasteries of the Moscow Patriarchate along with guards and his inner circle. The total number of people with him is about a thousand,” Briginets wrote.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Maidan mourns the Heroes of Heavenly hundreds. PHOTO + VIDEO
Kievans covered the square, the streets of Grushevsky, Institutskaya, etc. flowers - every place where the hero died was marked with carnations, roses, candles. Reports about it "Ukrainian truth".
Upward from Independence Square along Institutskaya Street, continuous paths of honor were made from fresh flowers and Ukrainian lamps.
As you know, during the revolution of 2014, about a hundred people died. These data are constantly being updated and the numbers of victims of sniper balls and special appointees are growing.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Paruby: There can be no question of the demolition of the Maidan barricades
The commandant of the Maidan Andrei Parubiy said that he would not allow to parse the barricades on the Maidan.
According to Censor.NET, he said this on air during the release of TSN.Tizhden, answering a question from the host Alla Mazur, Maidan is ready to analyze the barricades, which on Sunday, February 23, said the head of the Kyiv City State Administration Vladimir Makeenko.
“There can be no talk of Maidan barricades, because on those barricades there are icons of self-defense guys, Maidan people who died on those barricades defending the Maidan,” said Parubiy *. noting that he had just come from the Maidan and tens of thousands of people gathered there: “They lay flowers to those barricades, they read prayers, they mourn those who laid down their lives for the future of Ukraine.”
Parubiy will not allow to dismantle the barricades “Makeenko, when he says, he means those barricades that the government built - those concrete slabs with which they built up the whole of Kiev. I think that our barricades cannot be discussed at all. No Makeenko, no politician or politician will take this decision now. And if I accept, I can say that as the commandant of the Maidan, I will not allow this, ”Parubiy assured.
UPD: 02/24/2014 Yanukovych snipers go to kill people on Institutskaya on February 20. The faces of the killers are visible. VIDEO
Thanks to the published video, it is possible to establish the identities of those who killed people in the center of Kiev. It is reported by the censor. NO.
UPD: 02/24/2014 How in Kiev they tried to destroy the monument to the KGB
Activists of Euromaidan tried to demolish the monument to the Chekists on Lybedskaya Square (formerly Dzerzhinsky).
On Sunday, February 23, at about 15:00, young people gathered around the monument, several pensioners, mothers with strollers, activists in balaclavas, as well as protesters with flags of Ukraine, the UPA, the UDAR and Liberty parties.
Since the monument is too massive, activists failed to tumble down or destroy the monument. The assembly broke the letters on the monument and destroyed part of the foundation. They tried to destroy the marble star with a hammer, but this could not be done - they painted on top of the trident. Activists also outlined the monument with red, black and yellow paint. Now the monument is covered with many inscriptions, in particular: "Katya Ukrainy", "Check - bye", "Communism for smtnik", "For Cold Yar", "Golden eagle of the twentieth table."
The so-called action was not without conflicts. Those present were divided into two camps: some wanted to split the monument here and now, others wanted to take it safe and sound to another place so as not to become like vandals. On this occasion, even a vote took place in which the radically inclined majority won, who wanted to tear the monument to pieces. Arbitrarily breaking into small groups, people proved to each other that they were right. It was proposed to demolish the monument with an excavator, remove it with a lift, and even blow it up. Someone objected to the last sentence: “You can’t, right there the metro!”
Soon, several Afghans appeared at the scene of the event, who had a little talk with the guys trying to destroy the monument. Then the skirmish continued in words. The Afghans wanted to preserve the monument and did not want the view of the city spoiled by dilapidated monuments with obscure inscriptions. However, explaining their position, the men left, having achieved nothing. Soon an ad was stuck on the unfortunate monument, which stated that the KGB would be transferred to another place until March 10, 2014. However, this did not affect the destroyers. In the end, the activists did not succeed in causing significant damage to the monument, and soon the crowd dispersed.