The Chairman of the Russian Investigative Committee instructs to launch criminal investigation for the attack on the Russian Embassy in Canada

Mr. Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin, Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, instructed to launch a criminal case for the attack on the Russian Embassy building in Canada (Ottawa).

The Russian Embassy Employee in Canada said that the building was attacked with a Molotov cocktail. Video recording of the attack was handed over to local police. The employees of the diplomatic service consider this unlawful act as an attempt to terrorist act.

For the purpose of detecting all the details of the attack, the Head of the Investigative Committee instructed the IC investigators to request the Russian Foreign Ministry to provide all files necessary for the investigation.