A man has destroyed the Nebesna Sotnia (Heavenly Hundred) monument at Instytuska Street in Kyiv and was detained on spot, Censor.NET correspondent reports.
The offender said he committed the act of vandalism as a revenge for "killing people in the Donbas."
The detainee, born in 1974, lives in occupied Crimea, in Sevastopol.
The reason of his arrival in Kyiv has not yet been found.
After the act of offense, about 20 citizens angry over his deed gathered at the destroyed monument and attempted to commit mob punishment. Police has arrived at the scene and is trying to prevent the people from doing this.
There has been no official commentary issued by the National Police on the offense.
The destroyed monument
Investigative group is working at the scene
Photos by Oleh Bohachuk, Censor.NET