Tonight unknown in Nikolaev damaged the Monument of Kindness located in a public garden at Shipbuilding plant of 61 Communards. The inhabitant of one of nearby houses reported about it in militia.
Police officers quickly reacted to the statement of the vigilant citizen. I arrived to a scene it is investigative - task force of the Central District Department of Internal Affairs and a municipal government of militia. Investigative events, police officers even were held involved a guard dog who picked up a trail, however malefactors yet didn't find. Now police officers are engaged in search of those who it made.
This incident revolted locals. According to them, the square of Kindness called in honor of a monument, is the favourite vacation spot of citizens, chose this green corner and young mothers with children. However similar acts of vandalism intrude upon leisure of locals.
At the same time police officers deny the vandalism fact. According to them, it, most likely, drunk tricks of local youth which didn't find more fascinating occupation. As they say, to break - not to build.
It any more the first case of vandalism connected with the Monument of Kindness. Several weeks ago unknown damaged a monument, having torn off one of decor elements.
Unfortunately, in Nikolaev violations of monuments happen to a frightening regularity.
Reference: The Kindness monument (so it was nicknamed by the mayor Vladimir Chaika) or "Dandelion" (in a name of the author - the well-known Russian sculptor Grigory Pototsky) was "put" on the Nikolaev earth in September of this year. At opening of a monument were present not only representatives of the Nikolaev intellectuals, a depuy corps, but also the Moscow guests - Grigory Pototsky, the academician, the head of the charitable organization "International Academy of Kindness" founded 5 years ago, and the known film actress Natalya Andreychenko, "Mary Poppins" all times and people.
"Dandelion" is a gift of the government of Moscow a druzhestvo