A monument to Soviet liberator soldiers in Bulgaria
A monument to Soviet liberator soldiers in Bulgaria vandalized in June 2011
A monument to Soviet liberator soldiers in Bulgaria vandalized in August 2013
A monument to Soviet liberator soldiers in Bulgaria vandalized in February 2014
MOSCOW, August 20. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed deep indignation over the desecration of a monument to Soviet liberator soldiers in Bulgaria.
“We feel deeply indignant with the desecration of the grave of Soviet liberator soldiers in Sofia’s Lozenets quarter by unidentified vandals overnight to August 18,” the Foreign Ministry said. “The sculptural composition and the wall with the names of buried soldiers was stained with red paint in several places.”
“In connection with the outrageous act of vandalism,a note of protest was promptly lodged with the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry with a demand for taking measures to prevent such incidents in the future, bringing those responsible for breaching the law to justice and putting the grave and the monument in order," the ministry added.