[Wiki Loves Monuments] Communist monuments in Ukraine

Yaroslav M. Blanter putevod at mccme.ru
Wed May 20 12:43:16 UTC 2015

On 2015-05-20 14:28, Pierre-Selim wrote:
> 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) ?

Yes, I think they allow fair use under certain conditions.



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