A SIGN DEVOTED TO JANUSZ III SOBIESKI WAS BROKEN DOWN IN UKRAINE
In Yavoriv, Lviv region, a sign was broken down on the site of the future monument to the Polish King Jan III Sobieski. It is reported by Upmp.news with reference to Polish Radio.
According to local media, unknowns have broken the sign at the cornerstone of the future monument to the Polish King at night from 20 to 21 February. Representatives of the Polish minority of Yavoriv confirmed the fact of the destruction of the table. In particular, due to the efforts of its representatives, on November 19, 2013, a decision to install a monument to Yan III Sobieski in the city was made. The investigation in this case is ongoing.
“The table is broken and a huge poster in red and black with a portrait of Stepan Bandera is posted on the wall with the inscription “ We will honor our heroes in Ukraine,” said the head of the department of the Polish culture community in Lviv, Yavorov, Sofia Mikhnevich to the Polish press agency (PAP).
The cornerstone of the monument to Sobiesky was immersed and dedicated in 2014. Mikhnevich emphasized that although it was an initiative of the Polish residents of Yavorov, it was supported by the local Ukrainian authorities. “We have never had conflicts on a national basis,” she stressed.
Jan III Sobieski wasa starosta of the Yavorov, the commander of the Polish-Ukrainian forces, who, after the coronation, made the city one of its residences and celebrated there the victory in the Battle of Turks in Vienna in 1683.