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Russian opposition in St. Petersburg sets monument to ‘unknown soldier killed in ‘peacetime’ in Donbas’

Information about the Russians killed in the Donbas is now classified, so the Russian opposition decided to remind Putin how he "does not desert his people."

Russian opposition in St. Petersburg sets monument to unknown soldier killed in peace time in Donbas

The Russians killed in the Donbas do not leave some enthusiasts in Russia indifferent. Recently, in St. Petersburg, the Russian opposition has set a monument to "unknown soldier killed in Donbas" on Marsovo Pole (The Field of Mars), Joinfo.ua reports referring to Echo of Moscow.

The tombstone with mourning text was set by the activists of the VESNA Youth Movement. Thus, the shield with the inscription: "Unknown soldier died in Donbas in "peacetime" became a "neighbor" of one of the tombstones on Marsovo Pole, where are buried the victims of the revolution and civil war.

In such a way the opposition activists of the youth movement responded to Putin's activities regarding classification of data on the losses of servicemen in peacetime.

"The tomb of the Unknown Soldier should remind of hundreds and thousands of our compatriots, sent by Putin to war with Ukraine," says the message of the movement in the social network VKontakte.

Activists say that the government "lies saying that the servicemen are on vacation," and "more facts indicate that the Russian soldiers are fighting in the Donbas."

Opposition-minded youth stressed that people on Marsovo Pole appeared to be indifferent to the new "monument" and not able to express their attitude to the action.