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In Zaporizhzhya, during attempt to down monument to Lenin, journalist was injured

03.02.2015, 16:10

On January 31, in Zaporizhzhya, during the clashes caused by desire of some of the city residents to bring down the monument to Lenin, journalist of «Hromadske Zaporizhzhya», Anatoliy Ostapenko, was injured. He sustained a hit to his face by a police officer who was defending the monument from the people. The journalist thinks that as the police officer injured his eye with a shoulder, at the time when the crowd tried to break through the police border, this could be unintentional.

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