The pedestal of the monument to the Soviet soldier-liberator in Wartenberger in the centre of Vienna was poured black paint, said Last news on the first day of the week press attache of the Russian Embassy in Austria Bulat Haydarov.
"Monument desecrated. Over flowers splashed with black paint, " said Fins news Haydarov. According to him, the paint covered the part of the monument, where gold letters on the pedestal is embossed Stalin's orders in connection with the capture of Vienna on 13 April 1945.
on the last working day of the week at the monument to the ceremony of laying wreaths and flowers from the Embassy and other foreign representative of the Russian Federation, diplomats and military attaches of foreign countries, the friendship society "Austria-Russia" in connection with the Russian holiday - the Day of defender of the Fatherland.
This is not the 1st case of the desecration of the monument on Wartenberger. Last year the cube at the base of the monument was painted in the colors of the flag of Ukraine, in previous years the Monument was poured black paint.
As said press attach? in the Embassy prepared a note to the foreign Ministry of Austria.
In accordance with the State Treaty of 1955 on the restoration of the sovereignty of Austria, military sites in the country are protected by the governments of Austria and its contents.