WARSAW, 7 APR — RIA Novosti. Cemetery where buried more than 600 soldiers of the red army, restored in Proszowice in the South of Poland by a public organization “Kursk”, said Facebook in its head Jerzy Pow.
The restoration of the cemetery in Proszowice was launched in December 2017. Here are buried the remains of officers and soldiers of the 1st Ukrainian front, who died trying to free Prochowice.
“Commonwealth “Kursk” has completed repairs of the Soviet cemetery in Proszowice,” wrote Pow.
A commemorative plaque in front of the entrance to the cemetery States that it is buried 641 of red army soldiers killed in January 1945 during the liberation of Poland.
The Grand opening of the restored cemetery is scheduled for April 13.
Amendments to the law banning the promotion of communism or another totalitarian regime entered Poland in force last fall. The act requires, among other things, the demolition of Soviet monuments. According to estimates of the Institute of national remembrance in Poland, it touches more than 450 sites across the country, 230 of which are monuments to the soldiers of the red army.
All subject to the law of monuments must be removed from public places for 12 months. While the law does not apply to cemeteries and burial sites. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said earlier that in Poland is war monuments and “consciously, consistently, large-scale implanted Russophobia as a national idea.”