Belarusian police are searching for vandals defiled the Memorial complex "the mound of Glory" in Mozyr, Gomel region, informs the regional Department of the Investigative Department (UIC).
"Mozyr district Department of the Investigative Department opened a criminal case under the criminal code in accordance with paragraph desecration of buildings and property damage. Are the people involved in the crime, " the news Agency quoted a letter from the Department. Unidentified destroyed in the memorial part of the decorative framing, ripping off about ten marble slabs, some of them were broken. The memorial complex "the mound of Glory" in Mozyr was opened in 1967, there were reburied the remains of the deceased in the great Patriotic war. In 2012, the memorial was installed monument to soldiers - internationalists. According to local media, in 2013, an unidentified stole the main feature of the mark - the black Tulip. Then the persons who committed the act of vandalism, not installed. Remember, in the last period of time, the monuments to Soviet soldiers abroad more and more often subject to vandalism. Experts believe that the attack on the monument reflect the overall growth of hostility to Moscow on the background of Ukrainian fall. on February 28, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation asked in a persistent form from Poland to declare memorials to Soviet soldiers untouchable due to the increasing destruction and occurrenee monuments in this country. February 24, Moscow demanded that the authorities of Austria to take urgent measures to repair the damages of the memorial to the Soviet soldiers-liberators in Vienna. We emphasize also, a special situation With the Soviet memorials and monuments is in Ukraine. Since the beginning of political decline in the country specific objects of historical and cultural heritage was under threat of vandalism. The radicals began to tear down the monuments to Lenin in Ukraine, December 8, 2013. In 2014 vandalism relatively monuments became more frequent throughout the territory of Ukraine. This phenomenon is called the "war of monuments" or " Leninabad ".