In Chernihiv within the framework of reconstruction of the monument to Hetman Bogdan Khmelnitsky sculpture turned 180 degrees. The city Council explained that the author saw the figure of Khmelnytskyi facing the Church and back to Moscow, but the party leadership is not allowed.
On the website of Chernigov administration says that now the monument is located to face the Central square and Pyatnitskaya Church. That was going to place a sculpture by Ivan Kavaleridze architect Andrey Carnbeg. “But in the course of construction then the party leadership has forced builders to expand the sculpture in the opposite direction, face to the then regional party. Andrew Karabed spent my whole life hoping that in the independent Ukraine of the Hetman still deployed facing the Church and back to Moscow”, – stated in the message.
Re Khmelnytsky was spent 14.5 thousand hryvnia (about 31.5 thousand rubles). All the authorities of the Ukrainian city intend to spend for the reconstruction of about 700 thousand UAH (1.5 million rubles).
Note, to change orientation from time to time, and Russian art objects. For example, in Rostov-na-Donu young blockheads of bullying has launched the monument of the great educator Mikhail Lomonosov in the city centre at 90 degrees, reported channel “don f”. In the capital of Kalmykia, Elista, the monument to Vladimir Lenin unfolded twice. In 1995, the newly elected President, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, has requested the leader of the proletariat to face the Buddha statue and at the same time to the Windows of his office. In 2005, after large-scale protests, authorities announced the Central area “not a place for political debate.” Then in front of the White house, installed two fountains and the chess area, and Lenin again turned and made for the perimeter.