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Anonymous civilians use monuments to Ukrainian historical personalities in Russia to pay tribute to those killed in Dnipro
MADRID, 18 (.)
The organization for the defense of Human Rights OVD-Info has denounced this Wednesday the arrest of four people after laying flowers at an improvised monument in Moscow in memory of the victims of the latest attack on the Ukrainian city of Dnipro, in which they died at least 44 people.
As the organization has detailed on its official Telegram channel, the Moscow Police arrested two people for placing flowers and two others who were nearby. Apparently, members of the ultra-nationalist Russian Liberation Movement have raised the alarm to the security forces.
The four detainees have been transferred to the Droogómmilovo district police station in Moscow, as reported by the organization itself, which has also indicated that one of its lawyers has gone to police stations to provide legal services to those arrested.
The monument to the Ukrainian writer Lesia Ukrainka, located in a park in Moscow, has become in recent hours a point where an impromptu tribute is paid to the civilians killed in the recent attack on the city of Dnipro, regarding which Russia stands out and accuses Western powers of its planning.
Beyond the statue in memory of Ukrainka, other monuments spread throughout the Russian geography are serving in recent hours as an impromptu point to honor those who died in Dnipro.
According to the Ukrainian news agency UNIAN, the monument to the Ukrainian painter Taras Shevchenko in Saint Petersburg, as well as the place where he was buried, also woke up this Wednesday with flowers.
In the city of Krasnodar, a statue in memory of Shevchenko has also served so that anonymous citizens have deposited flowers there, although the security forces have quickly come to remove them.