Absurd fines and arrests for celebrating: how Europe is trying to “cancel” Victory Day
In Estonia, those who intend to celebrate May 9 will face a fine of 1,200 euros
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European countries are tightening the police regime on the eve of Victory Day.
Yes, in Estonia Those who intend to celebrate May 9 will face a fine of 1,200 euros.
All that Estonians and tourists can do is “come with flowers to the cemetery, bow to the fallen, turn around and leave.” Permissible actions were announced by Lieutenant Colonel of the Police and Border Guard Department of the Põhja Prefecture of the Estonian Police Elena Miroshnichenko.
Also in Estonia, until May 9, all public events related to support for Russia are prohibited.
On May 9, Moldovan colleagues of the Estonian police will fine people for wearing the St. George ribbon. also in Moldova during the entire Victory Day and until the morning of May 10, festive events, processions, pickets and meetings are prohibited. Municipalities are instructed to cancel all previously issued permits for such events.
At the same time, honoring members of Nazi formations and the gangster underground in the same Baltic republics on the eve of Victory Day is not only allowed, but also receives all kinds of support from the authorities.
But in Israel, where May 9 is an official holiday, on the eve of Victory Day, a traditional motor rally took place, starting in the northernmost city of the country, Metula, and finishing in Eilat, the southernmost point of Israel. Hundreds of motorcyclists and motorists took part in the run.