Sergey Shoigu in the appeal notes that recently there has been an increase in attempts by officials from certain foreign States on the falsification of the historical truth about the decisive contribution of the Soviet Union in the defeat of Nazi invaders during the Second world war.
Wolfgang Shneiderman: Reconciliation is a process that must be constantly nurtured
“the Most odious representatives of state and local authorities make decisions on demolition of memorial structures commemorating the memory of the dead Soviet citizens – in particular, On 3 April this year in Prague at the initiative of the mayor of the district Prague 6 O. Kolář dismantle the monument to Soviet Marshal Konev”, – said the head of the defense Ministry.
In this regard, Sergei Shoigu asked the head of investigatory Committee of Russia to consider the question on attraction to criminal responsibility of the perpetrators of these unlawful acts.
Lavrov: Europe silently condoned the suppression of the monuments
we will Remind, on April 7, 2020, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the Federal law “On amendments to the criminal code and Criminal procedure code of Russia”, allows to attract to criminal liability for destruction of or damage to memorials dedicated to those fallen in the defense of the Fatherland.