[Wiki Loves Monuments] Communist monuments in Ukraine

Pierre-Selim pierre-selim at huard.info
Wed May 20 12:28:26 UTC 2015

2015-05-20 14:22 GMT+02:00 Yaroslav M. Blanter <putevod at mccme.ru>:

> On 2015-05-20 14:11, Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada wrote:
>> Hi all;
>> In the past years, monuments related to communism in Ukraine have been
>> damaged or destroyed. During Euromaidan protests that was increased,
>> with many examples of destroyed sculptures.[1]
>> I have heard in the news that many more monuments are going to be
>> removed soon by law. I know that it is a controversial topic in
>> Ukraine, but probably we won't be able to take pictures of these
>> monuments anymore.
>> Is anyone interested on this topic?
> With a very few exceptions, pictures of these monuments can not be
> uploaded on Commons due to the lack of freedom of panorama in Ukraine.
> Unfortunately, most of the Ukrainin users do not understand the concept of
> freedom of panorama and upload them anyway. In such cases, the files must
> be nominated for deletion.
> Cheers
> Yaroslav

Is there an exemption on the Ukrainian speaking Wikipedia (such as Non-free
content on english Wikipedia or modern building on french Wikipedia) ?

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