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Poland speaks out about the case that the Russian Ambassador was sprayed with red paint right in Warsaw

“We recognize the seriousness of the incident and are still closely monitoring the situation” – TASS news agency of Russia quoted Lukasz Jasina, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Polandon May 10 said.

Earlier, Russian Ambassador to Poland Sergey Andreyev was attacked while laying wreaths in memory of Soviet martyrs on Victory Day (May 9) in Warsaw.

The firm news TASS As described, Ambassador Andreyev arrived at the cemetery commemorating Soviet martyrs in Warsaw in a car with diplomatic plates and Russian flags.

When he got out of the car, Mr. Sergey Andreyev was surrounded by an aggressive crowd that had gathered earlier. They carried Ukrainian flags and red-painted scarves with anti-Moscow slogans. Police were not present at the time of the attack.

“Russian diplomats were only able to go a few tens of meters because the crowd prevented them from going any further,” reported TASS news agency. “.

Photos released by Russian media show Ambassador Andreev and his staff with red liquid stains on his face and clothes. Ambassador Andreyev revealed on Rossiya-24 TV channel that the red liquid is actually sweet syrup.

Poland spoke out about the case of the Russian Ambassador being sprayed with red paint right in Warsaw - Photo 1.

The Russian ambassador and diplomatic staff in Poland were splashed with red paint on May 9. Photo: Ria Novosti

Polish police later on the scene dispersed the crowd and escorted the Russian diplomats to their cars and left without any injuries.

The Russian Foreign Ministry then expressed a strong objection, demanding that the Polish authorities immediately arrange another wreath-laying ceremony and ensure safety from any provocation.

Relations between Moscow and Warsaw, a NATO member, have been strained since Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine on February 24.

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