More than 500 people have signed a petition calling for electricity, water and heat supplies to be cut off to all Russian-owned buildings in Prague, including those used by Moscow’s diplomats, in response to Russia’s massive missile strikes on Ukrainian energy infrastructure.
The signatures are being collected in an effort led by a Czech group called Arms for Ukraine.
“Over the past several weeks, Ukrainian towns and villages have been hit by unprecedented missile attacks unleashed by Russia,” the group behind the campaign said.
The Arms for Ukraine group added: “The main targets have been power plants, heating plants and water systems. This new phase of the war has had disastrous consequences for the daily lives of civilians. Apartments, schools and kindergartens, shops and factories, but also hospitals have been deprived of power and water.”
The group called on “state and private energy distributors to give Russian diplomats in Prague a taste of their own medicine,” according to iDNES.
“We demand that all Russian-owned buildings be disconnected from gas, water and electricity,” it said.
“Let’s give the Russian embassy in Prague a taste of its own medicine,” one of the originators of the petition, Martin Ondráček, wrote on social media.
“Let’s show Russian diplomats how it feels to be freezing at night, like residents in Kyiv have been, for example”.
Dáme ruské ambasádě v Praze ochutnat jejich vlastní polívčičku. Máme https://t.co/sOl6gWvHqX petici. Chceme aby dodavatelé energií a vody odpojili všechny budovy v Praze, které patří Ruské Federaci. Ať taky po tmě mrznou, stejně jako třeba lidé v Kyjevě. Za podpis a retweet díky. pic.twitter.com/5nWcjzIrfJ
— Dárek pro Putina (@DarPutinovi) November 29, 2022
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