Activists dismantle Ukraine's biggest monument to Lenin at a pro-Ukrainian rally
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Statue of Lenin pulled down in Ukraine's Kharkiv

Activists in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have pulled down a statue of the former Soviet leader Lenin in a move supported by officials.

Several hundred people gathered in Kharkiv's Freedom Square on Sunday night and cheered as the monument came down.

Mishal Husain reports.

  • 29 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe