Ukraine changed the symbol of the Soviet era, hammer and sickle will no longer be seen on the shield of the Motherland Monument
Ukraine this week replaced the Soviet hammer and sickle symbol on the shield of the Motherland monument with a trident, the Ukrainian coat of arms. "We believe that this change will mark the beginning of a new stage in the revival of our culture and identity," said Ukraine's Ministry of Culture. The week-long operation to destroy the Russian insignia ended on 6 August.
The Russia-Ukraine war has been going on for more than a year. Both countries are continuously doing two combat drones against each other. Meanwhile, Russia claimed that it had shot down two fighter drones heading toward Moscow. Russia also claimed that there were no casualties due to both the drones.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin reported on his Telegram channel, "Two combat drones were seen in the sky of the city of Moscow, shot down by air defense systems, one in the Domodedovo area, and the other near the Minsk highway." Went.
Subsequently, Russia's Defense Ministry claimed that two drones used by Ukraine against Russia were successfully shot down in the sky. He further informed that both the drones were shot down in the night.
Earlier, Ukraine removed the Soviet-era symbol from a hilltop monument in Kyiv and replaced it with a hammer and sickle symbol with a trident.
Ukraine this week replaced the Soviet hammer and sickle symbol on the shield of the Motherland monument with a trident, the Ukrainian coat of arms.
"We believe that this change will be the beginning of a new stage in the revival of our culture and identity," Ukraine's Ministry of Culture said, adding that the week-long operation to destroy the Russian icon is set to end on 6 August, according to the ministry. I went.
This monument is a 102-meter-tall stone pillar made of steel. Built-in 1979, the monument depicts a woman holding a Soviet hammer and sickle on a sword and shield.