Polish ultras burning flares at the cemetery, Lviv

Польские ультрас жгли файеры на кладбище Львова

The action of Polish fans

The action lasted no more than 5 minutes, the management of the cemetery decided not to contact the police.

Polish football fans on 4 November with flares and banners in the cemetery of Eaglets in Lvov celebrated the 100th anniversary of the struggle of the poles against ZUNR, relevant photos they published a photo on its Facebook page, only 9 of November, when it became known about the action.

“Organization “Most of Silesia” for the Eaglets in Lviv and kresovyaki on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the heroic defense of the city, visited the cemetery of the Lvov Eaglets, and as football fans gave the honor of the biggest Polish heroes, which Pro-Ukrainian Polish state forgotten”, – is spoken in the message on the page fans.

The photo shows that the men in the cemetery of Eaglets unfurled a large white-red banner with the text “Eaglets in Lviv, 100 years – this slogan celebrates the Polish courage. Silesia pays tribute to the city, the spiritual city of Wroclaw”. While fans lit flares over a decade.

Director Lychakiv cemetery Michael Nagai confirmed Zaxid.net that this incident actually happened in the cemetery, the action lasted no more than 5 minutes.

“It was in the evening on Sunday. We have then the camera looked that all of those guys are unauthorized went, two or three in through the back gate of the cemetery. In total there were 12. They for a few moments unfurled a banner and lit flares. It lasted from 3 to 5 minutes. In the police we had not asked, as they left immediately and did not commit an anti-Ukrainian provocation,” said Nagai.

The police and the security service declined to comment Zaxid.net this case.

Cemetery of Eaglets at the Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv is a memorial to the Polish soldiers who died in the autumn of 1918 in battles with units WUNR, as well as in the battle against the Bolsheviks in 1920. After 1920 Lviv was occupied by the Soviet troops, the memorial was partially destroyed. It began to recover only in 1980-90 years on the initiative of the Polish entrepreneur Jozef Borskogo. Modern memorial opened in 2005.

Recall that in Poland, the cemetery in the village of Fredropol (Subcarpathian Voivodeship) vandals destroyed two of the monument over the grave of a Ukrainian priest and his family.