In Prague demolished the monument to Konev

In Prague by the municipal authorities on Friday morning demolished the monument to Marshal Konev. Footage of workers who with the help of a crane removed a bronze statue of a Soviet commander with pedestal, was in a social network.

Photo: RIA Novosti. Who fights in Prague with the monument to Marshal Konev

Recall, the fate of the monument to Marshal Ivan Konev, established forty years ago in honor of the 35th anniversary of its liberation from the Nazis, was the occasion for extensive debate in social networks. Against the demolition repeatedly made by veterans ‘ organizations and members of the local community.

In September last year, the head of the sixth district of Prague ondřej kolář signed the order about transfer of the monument to another place. The Russian foreign Ministry earlier called the decision outrageous.