The monument “They defended their Homeland” in Luganskvoda: RIA Novosti
In the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR) was arrested on the agent of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU), which the Ministry of state security of LPR suspects of involvement in the terrorist acts on the territory of the Republic. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
In Inhospitable LPR specify that the detainee participated in the preparation of at least “four acts of terror” that occurred in 2016 and 2017. Most of them are associated with the erosion of local monuments, particularly the monument to soldiers-paratroopers, Stella “Star of Victory” and the monument “They defended their Homeland”.
The monument to the defenders of the Republic, “They defended their Homeland”, set in the center of Lugansk, in the Park of Friendship of peoples, was twice attacked. On the night of September 1, 2016, the attackers blew it up, causing minor damage has received a sculpture of Cossack militia. Later that month, the monument was restored. A year later the incident was repeated on the night of August 1, 2017.
In addition, 7 of July of the same year in Lugansk has occurred two more explosions. The first attack killed the captain of the medical service of the LPR militia, injured five people. The improvised explosive device filled with pieces of rebar, was laid in the trash at the grocery store, near the government House LNR. Then the second explosion occurred. Two persons suffered.
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