Facebook removes photo of the Victory banner over the Reichstag

Facebook удаляет фото знамени Победы над Рейхстагом

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American social network Facebook has started to remove holiday photos posted by users to the Russian Victory Day on may 9, IA Regnum reports. We are talking about the photos, which captured the Soviet soldiers hoisting the Victory banner on the dome of the Reichstag in 1945. This banner is a symbol of Victory and of the state a relic of Russia.

“Your post violates our community standards in relation to dangerous people and organizations. These rules are designed to prevent harm to anyone in the real world” — as in Facebook explained the removal of posts with photos.

According to its users, the system operates automatically. It only removes color photo. The original black-and-white photo is checked for legitimacy, and social networks robots did not touch him.

The legendary Victory Banner assault the flag 150-th order of Kutuzov II degree idritskaya infantry division. Soviet soldiers hoisted him on the Reichstag 75 years ago.

The Victory banner is the official symbol of the victory of the Soviet people and its Armed Forces over fascist Germany in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945. It is state heirloom of Russia, which is now on permanent storage in the Central Museum of the armed forces.

Earlier, the Rambler reported that Facebook has removed more than 200 accounts allegedly related to Russia and attempts to influence users in the United States.

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