Russian Ambassador to Poland Sergei Andreev was attacked while trying to lay flowers at the cemetery of Soviet soldiers, he was sprayed with red paint, reports Novaya Gazeta with reference to RIA Novosti. Europe.
According to RIA Novosti, Andreev left the cemetery accompanied by the police.
Previously, the Polish Foreign Ministry had advised the Embassy not to hold a wreath and flower laying ceremony at the Memorial Cemetery-Mausoleum of Soviet Soldiers in Warsaw and the Action of the Immortal Regiment.
The recommendation stated that the measures were contrary to the Polish Penal Code (“public calls for a war of aggression”, “propaganda of the fascist and totalitarian system” and “addresses to hatred”) and Polish law (prohibition of symbols ” support for Russian aggression”).
— RIA Novosti (@rianru) May 9, 2022