The authorities of Poland illegally, without notifying the Russian side was demolished architectural structures over the mass grave of Soviet soldiers in the town of Trzcianka, including the Mausoleum of soldiers of the red Army. This was announced by the head of Department of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation on perpetuating of memory of victims at protection of Fatherland Vladimir Popov.
According to Popov, the Polish authorities twice appealed to Russia regarding the elimination of “symbolic” monument. Both times they sent the arguments that the Russian military burial of Second world war period.
In the buried 56 servicemen of the Soviet Army, and Poland sent a confirmation, said Popov.