The mayor of the district Prague 6 in the capital of the Czech Republic ondřej Kolář took under protection after he received death threats. This was written by the Czech site Respekt.
According to the publication, after the dismantling of the monument to the Soviet military commander Ivan Konev in Prague came a citizen of Russia, which may present a danger to Kolář. In addition, security forces found the move group of the Russian scouts from Russia to Europe, which could also be due to a reaction to the demolition of the monument.
As a preventive measure, police protection was also provided by the mayor of Prague, Zdenek the Grzybu and Chapter of the Metropolitan district of Reporyje Pavelu Novotny.
Konev monument dismantled April 3, 2020. Kolar joked that he did it in compliance with the quarantine, because Konev was without a mask. The Czech authorities have stated that they plan to put the monument, which previously often poured paintin the Museum memory of the twentieth century.
The imprint of the Russian Federation initiated on the fact of demolition of the monument to a criminal case under part 3 of article 354.1 to the Criminal code (desecration of symbols of Russia’s military glory, committed publicly). The Czech foreign Ministry called the actions Sledkoma interference in internal Affairs.
In the Czech Republic to Konev are ambiguous due to its involvement in the suppression of the Prague spring in August 1968. In 2018, the Czech Republic recognized the events of the invasion and occupation.