Monument to Taras Shevchenko in Crimea painted colors of Ukrainian flag

20.07.2016 17:58 1051

Unknown persons painted yellow-blue inscription "Glory to Ukraine" and the Ukrainian trident at the monument to Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko in Simferopol, Russian-annexed Crimea.

Kryminform news website of the Russian de facto authorities in Crimea described this act of protest as vandalism.

"Unknown persons desecrated the monument to Taras Shevchenko in Simferopol painting it yellow and blue," Kryminform writes.

The news portal informs that the monument must have been painted last night.

As of now, the paint is almost washed away, a group of police is patrolling near the monument.


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