Chairman of the IC of Russia Monitors Investigation into Desecration of Monument in Moscow Oblast

Chairman of the IC of Russia A. I. Bastrykin closely monitors the progress of the investigation into the criminal case initiated by the investigative bodies of the Main Investigative Department of the IC of Russia for Moscow Oblast following the results of a preliminary investigation into the desecration of a monument (Part 3 of Article 354.1 of the Criminal Code – desecration of symbols of military glory of Russia).

According to the investigators, on February 17, 2022, in the village of Nikulino, Istrinsky Municipality, Moscow Oblast, a group of people used aerosol paint to desecrate a monument to soldiers who fell in the Great Patriotic War. 

Within the criminal case, the investigators continue to establish all the circumstances and motives of the incident, as well as persons involved in it.