In the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine, two local residents damaged the monument to the Unknown officer, to hand over it on scrap metal. On Thursday, April 20 reports the press service of the police Department in the region.
Men cut bronze sculpture to pieces and have already started shipping it in the car when he was arrested by the police.
On a place employees of bodies of internal Affairs also found three gas cylinder system for gas cutting, gas key, a digging shovel and ropes. Criminal proceedings were instituted under article "violation of a grave".
The monument to the Unknown officer was part of the memorial complex at the mass grave of civilians killed during the great Patriotic war and Soviet soldiers, located near the village of Kil'chen ' mahdalynovskoho district area.
In August 2016, it was reported that in the village of Shevchenkove, Cherkasy oblast, the birthplace of the poet Taras Shevchenko, unknown kidnapped a bronze monument to him. In the administration of the reserve "homeland of Taras Shevchenko" expressed confidence that the attackers are those who "did not scruple to collect non-ferrous scrap metal".
In the near future the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman may lose his post due to tensions with the country's President, Petro Poroshenko. According to sources close to the presidential administration, Poroshenko dissatisfaction was the fact that the head of the Cabinet presented the pension reform as a personal achievement.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Russia is building a gas pipeline "Northern stream-2", to avenge the Kiev, including for the decision of the Stockholm arbitration in favor of "Naftogaz" in dispute with "Gazprom". He noted that the project does not pursue economic goals, and is an extremely serious threat to his country.
Ukrainian residents of Nikolaev who came to the meeting with the people's Deputy Hope Savchenko, staged a brawl, and also pelted the Parliament with eggs. Initially Savchenko and activists gathered there was a verbal sparring. The reason for the conflict was the "Pro-Russian position" of the Deputy.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.