The diplomat opposed the imposition of tolerance for the outright propaganda of Nazi ideas. She called the installation of the monument a blatant fact of glorifying the accomplices of the fascists.
“He caused a sharp rejection in Moldova itself, whose people sacredly cherish the memory of the feat of Soviet soldiers, first of all, of their soldiers,” Zakharova said at a briefing.
A memorial plaque to the hero of the Great Patriotic War Viktor Filippov was previously unveiled in the Vladimir region. According to RT, he was the first commander of the Smersh detachment of the first tank army and fought to the bitter end.