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Little Mermaid in Denmark vandalised with colours of Russian flag

Copenhagen police open investigation into statue’s defacement seen as support for Moscow in war in Ukraine

The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, one of Denmark’s most notable landmarks, has been vandalised with a Russian flag painted across its base.

The colours of the red, white and blue ensign were daubed overnight on Thursday on the rock on which the statue of the heroine from Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale rests.

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