The police detained the morning of October 13, on Zakharyevskaya street four people who came to the controversial memorial plaque Mannerheim. As informs “Fontanka.PY”, they tried to attach a sign with the name of the Governor.
This sign with the name of George Poltavchenko under the Board Mannerheim they tried to fix by means of ladders, but to finish the job they were prevented on duty at the scene by the police.
According to the publication, the detainees known also as the organizers of the “stalinobusa” – shares held during the celebration of victory Day on 9 may, during which public transport are money portraits of Stalin.
Previously, the plaque was repeatedly attacked. The leader of the St. Petersburg branch of the unregistered party “the Other Russia” Andrey Dmitriev warnedthat such actions will be performed until then, until the authorities dismantled Board by yourself.
October 10 activists of “Other Russia” Board cut down with an axe, before the beginning of the month, the police found her injuries similar to bullet holes. Also her three times already doused with red paint and three were cleared. The first two acts of vandalism go unpunished, in the third case, was made the administrative Protocol on the resident of the Moscow region, one of the oldest members of the “Other Russia” Anatoly Silence, threw the September 8 Board two balls of paint.
Thus in the government of Petersburg has promised that soon there will be a Board will be dismantled. “There is a decision to dismantle the Board. It will remove those and install. It will happen pretty soon, the Board is constantly attacked by vandals, she looks unpresentable,” – said the source “Interfax”.
In July this year, the Council by a plaque under the government of St. Petersburg has recognized the installation of a memorial plaque to Finnish Marshal Carl Mannerheim illegal. Experts said that the installation of commemorative memorials must be approved by the city Council or Governor of St. Petersburg, which was not done. 27 Sep smolninskiy district court of St. Petersburg dismissed the claim of the inhabitant of Petersburg of Pavel Kuznetsov for the city government to invalidate the installation of a memorial plaque to Mannerheim and dismantle it.