The daughter of the commander of the First Ukrainian front, hero of the Soviet Union General Nikolai Vatutin Elena asked the Russian authorities to assist in the moving of the remains of her father from Kiev in Mytishchi near Moscow, where the Federal military memorial cemetery.
Living in Prague 85-year-old Elena Vatutin told that sent the Russian authorities a letter with the request, transmits information Agency." I need to think about grandchildren And great-grandchildren of my father, as they will go to his grave, when in Ukraine is developing a nightmarish situation, " she explained.- in Mytishchi is a memorial Vatutin. And there we wish to bury the Saint of the day we are dust." Vatutin was buried in Mariinsky Park in Kiev in front of the building of the Verkhovna Rada." There was a fight And ugliness during the Maidan, " he reminded her Daughter of the famous Soviet commander.- However, I called a former Mayor of Kyiv And said: "Elena don't worry, all right." But, you know, the current Ukrainian authorities to believe very seriously. They now all right, and tomorrow - Maidan ". Kyiv authorities do not involve the dismantling of the monument to the commander on His grave at the Mariinsky Park, added the General's Daughter." No demolition of the monument there is nobody to Me this is not addressed, she said.- Today they are not going, and tomorrow they will come. My Dad died at the hands of Bandera, and applicable government idealizes Stepan Bandera ". Elena hoped that the transfer of graves in the Russian Federation will take place in the very near future. Nikolai Vatutin during the great Patriotic war, he was commander of the South-West, Voronezh And First Ukrainian fronts. His name is connected with victories at Stalingrad And Kursk, when the crossing of the Dnieper And the liberation of Kiev, in the Ukraine. He died in April 1944 from injuries received in a collision with armed Bandera.