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Russia puts Estonia Prime Minister on wanted list for destroying Soviet monuments

Moscow, Russia/Vilnius, Estonia Reuters Russian police have put Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Lithuania’s culture minister, and members of the previous Latvian parliament on a wanted list for destroying Soviet-era monuments, according to the Russian interior ministry’s database. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Kallas was wanted for the “desecration of historical memory”. Estonia’s Prime Minister […]

Ukraine’s Lviv becomes first region to remove all Soviet-era monuments

Kyiv, Ukraine Reuters The Ukrainian region of Lviv has become the country’s first to remove all its Soviet-era monuments, the Governor said on Tuesday, part of a broader wartime push to erase all traces of Russian rule. Ukraine launched a “decommunisation” campaign after a 2014 revolution toppled a pro-Moscow president and has continued the effort […]