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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The thing about poison, against which the Czech Republic sent representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo, closed, information about ricin, were not confirmed, said on Friday the Czech security and information (SBI, counterintelligence).
"A few days ago SBI has successfully closed the case of threat to the Czech municipal politicians, which caused many guesses, speculation, conspiracy theories and emotions. Leak to the media has significantly complicated the work of the SBI and police and made almost impossible the investigation", - stated in the message on the Agency's website.
The Czech authorities declared persona non grata two employees of the Russian centre of science and culture. According to Prime Minister Andrew Babish, they are involved in which appeared a few months ago, information in the Czech media about a Russian diplomat who allegedly brought in his suitcase the poison ricin intended for the alleged poisoning of politicians associated with the demolition of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev in Prague and the renaming of the square in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
The Russian foreign Ministry said that the Czech side did the dishonest and unworthy, without any reason causing damage to bilateral relations. The Ministry has promised an adequate response to such moves by the Czech authorities.