Meanwhile, In Czechia people started mocking Russian referendums, saying that Kaliningrad has also voted for reunification with Czechia It was founded in the 13th century by Ottokar II, king of what is now Czechia. Soviet occupation of Kaliningrad is called a historical mistake.
VIDEO: The eastern Finnish city of Kotka removes a statue of Lenin from a public park in the city centre. The statue is the last large public monument to the Soviet leader to remain in the Nordic country.
Finland's last remaining Lenin statue was removed from the square in Kotka city to the museum Tallinn gifted the statue to Kotka in 1979. Turku city removed a Lenin statue earlier this year and Helsinki removed a Soviet-gifted statue in August.
'Good Bye, Lenin!' Finland ditches last statue of Soviet leader. Finland - which fought a bloody war against the Soviet Union in World War II - agreed to stay neutral during the Cold War in exchange for guarantees from Moscow that it would not invade
Zelensky stakes Ukraine’s own claim to Soviet victory day, with a characteristically powerful and well delivered speech. Reclaiming May 9 instead of viewing it as irrevocably contaminated. Quite bold