Zakharova called the demolition of the bust of Zhukov in Kharkov and Posner’s inclusion in the lists of “Peacemaker” challenge for the Ukrainian authorities

Захарова назвала снос бюста Жукова в Харькове и включение Познера в списки "Миротворца" вызовом для украинской власти

The inclusion of the journalist Vladimir Posner in the list of the site “Peacemaker” and the demolition of the monument to Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Kharkov is a serious challenge for the new Ukrainian government. On June 2 wrote in Facebook, the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova.

According to her, the Ukrainian authorities “will have to place punctuation marks in the sentence “it is impossible to Judge to remain silent”.

2 June in Kharkiv activists demolished the bust of the Soviet commander Zhukov. The police started criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 296 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (hooliganism) and part 2 of article 345 (threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body).

In the category of “Purgatory” site “Peacemaker” Posner made on 1 June. Volunteers believe that the Russian journalist knowingly violated the border of Ukraine “with the purpose of penetration into the occupied by Russian invaders of Crimea”. Posner said that is not an “enemy of Ukraine”.