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May 14, 2022 3:47 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The rainbow-shaped installation will now be officially called “Ukrainian People’s Freedom Arch.” The arch was constructed by the Soviet government in 1982 as a symbol of the “reunion” of Russians and Ukrainians and was later officially called the “People’s Friendship Arch.”

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