Comment by the Information and Press Department on the desecration of the Eternal Flame in Kiev

Thursday, 23 November 2017 18:34

We were outraged to learn about another act of vandalism. On November 20, the Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Park of Glory in central Kiev was again filled with concrete.

The fact that it is the second profane act in Kiev in the past month and those responsible have not yet been identified and punished for desecrating the memory of those killed in the Great Patriotic War indicates either the Kiev authorities’ criminal connivance or their cowardice and inability to rebuff uncontrolled radicals. Both are appalling and cause serious concern about the future of Ukraine, where we are witnessing the revival of neo-Nazism.

We call on the global community to take note of the events in Ukraine and strongly condemn outrages committed by the Ukrainian nationalists.

Popular articles

19 February 2015

PRESS RELEASE OF THE EMBASSY OF THE RUSSIAN...

New Delhi, February 19, 2015The reported call of the European Union’s envoy to India to ‘persuade’ Russia over events in Eastern regions of the Ukraine is a case of sheer duplicity and sly distortion of the core reasons which led to the intra-Ukrainian conflict.It must be...
23 December 2016

Foreign Policy Concept of the Russian...

FOREIGN POLICY CONCEPT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATIONApproved by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on November 30, 2016 I. General provisions1.     This Concept sets forth a system of views on the basic principles, priority areas, goals and objectives of the...
Emergency phone number only for the citizens of Russia in emergency in India +91-81-3030-0551
Address:
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021
Telephones:
(91-11) 2611-0640/41/42;
(91-11) 2687 38 02;
(91-11) 2687 37 99
E-mail:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.