The exhumation was forced. This was also explained by the CEO of Prague cemeteries Office. Oleksandr Oles was buried in 1944, and his wife - in 1948. The coffins were completely rotten, so the remains fell down. When the coffin was opened, it became clear. That’s why the remains had to be picked up. And they were moved, " Goshovskiy said.
Ukrainian side was able see and take photos of the remains. Further it was agreed that the remains should be kept for now in the depository.
Earlier it was reported that the remains of prominent Ukrainian writer exhumed in Czech Republic. Another man may be buried in the tomb of Oleksandr Oles, Ukrainian writes of the 20th century.