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Russia responded sharply to the statement of Prague on the demolition of the monument to Konev

Politicians and diplomats have commented on the words of the mayor of the district Prague 6 ondřej Kolář, who said that the demolition of the monument to Marshal Ivan Konev to blame the Russian Embassy. They called saying official dirty horseplay and botched attempt to make excuses for their actions.

The key statement in the material RIA Novosti.

Zakharov praised the words of the mayor of Prague 6 on the demolition of the monument to Konev

Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the words of the mayor of the district Prague 6 ondřej Kolář, initiated the demolition of the monument to Marshal Ivan Konev.

In the local media published an interview Kolář, in which he announced that the demolition of the monument to Soviet Marshal allegedly responsible Russia.

The mayor of the district Prague 6 commented on the demolition of the monument to Konev

The mayor of the district Prague 6 ondřej kolář said that the demolition of the monument to the Soviet commander, Marshal Ivan Konev, blame the Russian diplomats.

According to him, the Russian Embassy refused to take the monument on its territory. Diplomats felt that to protect the monument from scandals – the duty of the police and municipal authorities, says the mayor.

Natalia Koneva: boots almost ruined father's Victory Parade

Among many military leaders who have passed a solemn March across the cobblestones of red square on the Victory Parade June 24, 1945, and was one of the greatest generals in the history of Russia, twice hero of the Soviet Union, holder of the order "Victory" Marshal Ivan Stepanovich Konev.

What feelings experienced Marshal Konev, cutting then the step that gave him melodramatist whom he considered a symbol of the present guards of the General and before the parade was nearly spoiled especially made for Marshall boots and spurs, in an interview with RIA Novosti told his daughter Natalia Konev.

Daughter said Konev, whom Marshall considered the symbol of the General guard

General Alexander Luchinsky was to one of the greatest Russian generals of Marshal Ivan Konev symbol-General of the guard and therefore was appointed privilegivm in the ranks of the commanders of the armies, marching at the head of the composite regiment of the 1st Ukrainian front Victory day Parade on red square in Moscow, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the daughter of the Marshal Natalia Konev.

Ivan Konev at the Victory Parade was headed by a combined regiment of the 1st Ukrainian front. "Behind father on Parade minted step of a whole range of his famous commanders who were fighting Russia, then freed a vast territory of Ukraine – from Kharkov to Lvov, then Poland, stormed Berlin, liberated Prague, where he finished his military way," said Natalia Konev. "And privilegivm dad identified Aleksandr Aleksandrovich luchinskiy – tall, statuesque, stunningly beautiful commander of the 28th army. As my dad said when he first saw Lucinschi, I realized that sees a symbol of the General's guard", she added.

Daughter of Marshal Konev said that helped him to be fit

One of the great Patriotic generals Marshal Ivan Konev's always been energetic and fit, the need to be so learned in his youth in the Imperial army learning instruction for non-commissioned officers, and in the same dashing, he was at the Victory Parade June 24, 1945 on red square in Moscow, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the daughter of the commander Natalia Konev.

At the Victory Parade Konev were headed composite regiment of the 1st Ukrainian front. The Russian defense Ministry has previously published papers dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory Parade. Among them - the certificate of that, the combined shelf fronts any better than others were then. The first of them contains the 1st Ukrainian front.

Daughter Konev said, when the Marshal first felt the joy of Victory

One of the great Patriotic generals Marshal Ivan Konev only during the Victory day Parade on red square in Moscow 24 June 1945, felt a sense of celebration of the victory of the Soviet people in the great Patriotic war, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the warlord's daughter Natalia Konev.

"And indeed it is. The Pope recalled that the taste of Victory, this triumph, he felt exactly 24 June 1945, but not before," she added.

Family Konev did not want his monument was the victim of political games

The question of the fate of the monument to the Soviet commander, Marshal Ivan Konev, previously demolished in Prague, is not yet resolved, the family of the commander did not want the monument was the victim of a big political game, said the daughter of the Marshal Natalia Konev.

Earlier it was reported that Moscow and Prague in a few weeks will begin negotiations around the situation with a monument to Konev, told journalists on Monday the Ambassador of Czechia in Moscow Vítězslav Pivonka that was previously summoned to the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation in connection with a diplomatic scandal. According to the diplomat, the talks will be held at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers or special representatives of the government.

Daughter of Marshal Konev asked to send his monument of the Czech Republic to Russia

The family of a Soviet commander Marshal Ivan Konev still in favour of a monument to him, previously demolished in Prague, was sent to Russia and installed in Moscow, told RIA Novosti the daughter of the Marshal Natalia Konev.

"Neither the Czech, nor our diplomats while us had no contact. But the wish of our family remains the same - we would like to Marshal, as, in time, his troops also returned Home," said Konev.

Russia and the Czech Republic will start negotiations on a situation with a monument to Konev

Moscow and Prague in a few weeks will begin negotiations around the situation with a monument to Konev, told reporters the Ambassador of Czechia in Moscow Vítězslav Pivonka that was previously summoned to the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation in connection with a diplomatic scandal.

According to the diplomat, the talks will be held at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers or special representatives of the government.

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