Detainees at the Board Mannerheim in St. Petersburg brought to justice

St. PETERSBURG, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. Four people who tried to attach a sign at the memorial plaque to Marshal Carl Mannerheim on the building of the Military Academy of logistics in St. Petersburg, brought to administrative responsibility for violation of public order, told RIA Novosti the representative of the regional interior Ministry.

Earlier it was reported that the police took the police on a memorial plaque three people to check. According to media reports, at the memorial plaque to Mannerheim on Zakharyevskaya street four unknown persons tried to place on the wall some kind of sign saying.

“According to updated information, the police Department was delivered to four people. After the proceedings in respect of these citizens were administrative reports for violation of public order, after which they were released from the Department under the obligation to appear in court”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

On the night of October 10, four men in construction vests with the letters “NB” on the back also tried with an axe to damage the Board Mannerheim. And 3 October on the memorial plaque was discovered round holes similar to bullet holes. Police checks on these facts. In addition, the Board retains traces of paint, which have already several times poured.

In Kuibyshev district court of St. Petersburg sent the claim of the inhabitant of blockade Leningrad Flora Gerashchenko about the dismantling of the memorial plaque to Marshal Mannerheim. In addition, recently in city court of Petersburg will be sent to appeal the denial of Smolninsky court to claim the Petersburger Pavel Kuznetsov to the city government to invalidate a plaque and its removal.

Mannerheim, a national hero of Finland. Of the 83 years of his life 30 was connected with Russia. In 1887 he enrolled in the Nikolaevsky cavalry school in St. Petersburg, served in the 15th Alexandria Dragoon regiment, Cavalry regiment. In the years 1897-1903 Mannerheim was in the service of the Imperial court in St. Petersburg. Participated in the Russo-Japanese war, he commanded various parts of the current Russian army in the First world. After coming to power of the Bolsheviks Mannerheim went to Finland, which in December 1917 proclaimed independence from Russia. In 1918 he was appointed commander of the Finnish army. From 1941 to 1944, headed the Finnish armed forces in the war against the Soviet Union.