Prague to remove monument to WWII Soviet commander

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, the monument of Soviet World War II commander Ivan Stepanovic Konev is pictured in Prague, Czech Republic. A Prague district is set to remove a statue of a Soviet World War II commander Ivan Konev from its site, a move that will likely anger Russia. After it was targeted by vandals, Prague 6 approved Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 a plan to remove it. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek/File)

PRAGUE — A district in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, decided Thursday to remove the statue of a Soviet World War II commander from its site, a move that angered Russia.

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