Protesters Topple Communist Statue

The statue was beaten while the protesters chanted 'Glory to the Ukraine.' The incident took place as nearly an estimated 500,000 demonstrators denounced the government trying to build stronger ties with Russia, possibly affecting its sovereignty. About a mile from the main square, one group of anti-government protesters toppled the city's landmark statue of Russian Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin and decapitated it Sunday evening. Read more: