The criminal investigation is opened for the attack on Russians during the automobile rally in Athens.

The Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia opened the criminal investigation for the Russian people being attacked in Greece, in accordance with the Art.149 the Criminal Code of the RF, Art.116 The Criminal Code of the RF, Part.1 Art.167 the Criminal Code of the RF  (obstruction of the outside procession or to participation in it; beatings; побои; willful destruction of property).

It was established that on April 3, 2022, the automobile rally was held in the support of a the special military operation for the protection of Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics in Athens. During this action, the unidentified persons attacked the car of the participants in which there were citizens of Russia, including a juvenile child with a flag in his hands. The attackers broke the glass of the car, pulled out the flag from the hands of the child, causing a corporal damage.

The investigation takes all the measures to establish all the circumstances of the crimes and persons involved in them.