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Anti-Russian protesters in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, topple a huge statue of Vladimir Lenin. One protester explains why.

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Arsen Avakov, Ukrainian Interior Minister, comments on the toppled statue of Lenin in Kharkiv

Top cities in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus with the largest number of existing Lenin monuments (as of October 2014)

Number of existing and toppled Lenin monuments visualized

In order to protect the monument in Zaporozhie from "leninopad," an activist dressed the statue in a traditional Ukranian shirt ("vyshivanka").

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Euronews report on the toppling of Lenin statue in Independence Square in Kiev.

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info graphic showing the remaining statues of Lenin in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus as of October 2014

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an artistic take on the Leninopad phenomenon in Ukraine

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video compilation of the toppling of Lenin monuments in a number of Ukrainian cities

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There were approximately 5,500 Lenin monuments in Ukraine in 1991. By October 2014, that number has decreased to about 1700-1800, according to

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