Activists dismantle Ukraine's biggest monument to Lenin at a pro-Ukrainian rally in the central square of the eastern city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Igor Chekachkov)
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Pro-Ukrainian protesters in eastern Ukraine's city Kharkiv Sunday toppled a giant Lenin statue seen as a symbol of Soviet legacy and Moscow's control.The 8.5-metre (28-foot) statue of the Bolshevik revolutionary built in the 1960s, and the biggest in Ukraine, had been a source of contention between pro-European activists and their Communist foes since Ukraine's Euromaidan protests last year.In an apparently unplanned move, protesters who had taken part in a pro-Ukraine rally of several thousand people Sunday then moved toward the statue, and several scaled its tall base carrying saws.
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