The town authorities of Riga, Latvia had beforehand dominated that the Victory Memorial must be torn down

Employees have began eradicating the monument to the liberators of Latvia from the Nazis, with not less than one excavator and a truck already on the web site. Earlier, town council of the capital, Riga determined to demolish the memorial regardless of protests from some.

On Tuesday, Russia’s Zvezda TV reported that the demolition of the WWII Victory Memorial had already begun, with an excavator eradicating the stairway resulting in sculptures depicting three Soviet troopers.

The town authorities earlier refused to grant permission for a protest by the Latvian Russian Union political social gathering, which the organizers had deliberate to carry on Monday to denounce the removing of the monument.

In line with Latvia’s LSM media outlet, officers cited the “opinion of safety companies,” in addition to the truth that the rally would have taken place in an space “at the moment cordoned off as a result of demolition course of.

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