Czech Republic in 2019 will not pay funds to maintain the graves of soldiers. This was stated by the representative of the Ministry of defence of the Republic Jakub Fajnor, reports TASS.
According to him, the decision was made because of “the negative attitude of the Russian side to the places of burial” Czechoslovak soldiers. It is noted that the government refused to send the money at the insistence of the Ministry of defense.
Fainor said that the maintenance of graves abroad Czech Republic in total has allocated 5 million EEK (about 200 thousand euros). It was planned that they will transfer Prague Moscow 1.5 million kroons (60 thousand). Instead, the sum will be divided between other countries, and most of all money received by Ukraine — 3 million CZK.
The funds were to go to the maintenance and reconstruction of cemeteries of the soldiers of the Czechoslovak corps who died on Russian territory during the Civil war (1918-1922). Which claims to Russian advances Prague, not specified. The Agency notes that the graves of the military are in many Russian regions.
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