The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko solemnly opened a monument to the legendary chief of a criminal investigation department of the end 40-x years of last century in Odessa.
"It is pleasant to me when I keep the promises. Especially it is pleasant that it (monument opening) is dated for Day of militia", - Yury Lutsenko declared.
According to him, the value of a monument is that it is "the memory fact" employees of criminal investigation department. The minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs noted that the sculpture will remind militiamen, the criminal investigation department how effectively worked at the time of David Kurlyand, and about heroism of staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Yury Lutsenko also emphasized that the monument successfully fitted into color of Odessa.
"The monument left purely Odessa - in it there is also a Moldavian, and Pour. It romantic - but in it and nuance of Odessa: he not the grandiose - it human", - declared the Interior Minister.
Besides, Yury Lutsenko congratulated militiamen on a coming professional holiday.
Vladimir Mashkov who has played a role of the chief of the Odessa criminal investigation department of David Gotsman in series "Elimination", didn't arrive on a ceremonial opening of a monument. However representatives of the city and regional authorities participated in a ceremony.
The mayor of Odessa Eduard Gurvits declared that it liked a monument. According to the mayor, he will help the Odessa militiamen. Eduard Gurvits called a sculpture "a picture oil".
In turn the governor of Odessa region Nikolay Serdyuk also congratulated militiamen on a coming professional holiday.
Upon termination of a ceremony the academician Victor Faytelberg - the Form (the author of a series of books "Gangster Odessa") handed over the books, including the book about David Kurlyanda, to the minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko, the mayor of Odessa Eduard Gurvitsu, the governor of the region Nikolay Serdyuk, the head of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Odessa region Bogdan Kernitsky and the prosecutor of the region Vasily Prisyazhnyuk.
As "Reporter" reported, the building of the Odessa regional Department of Internal Affairs had a monument to the former chief of the Odessa criminal investigation department David Kurlyand - to a prototype of the hero of series "Elimination" David Gotsman.The monument to the legendary chief of the Odessa criminal investigation department is cast from bronze on specially from