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The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed Mr. Vasilevich K.I., Acting Head of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for Ivanovo Oblast, to report on the circumstances of the desecration of the Eternal Flame of the memorial "Monument to the Heroes of the Front and Rear in honor of the military and labor feats by Ivanovo residents during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945".
Earlier, information appeared on the Internet that a resident of the oblast, being in a state of alcohol intoxication, poured some water from a bottle into the bowl of the Eternal Flame and damaged an element of the memorial structure that ensured the constant burning of the fire. On this fact, the Investigating Authorities of the Investigative Directorate of Russia for Ivanovo oblast launched a criminal investigation in accordance with paragraph "b", Part 2, Article 243.4 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (damage to monuments located on the territory of the Russian Federation that perpetuate the memory of those who died defending the Fatherland or its interests during the Great Patriotic War).
On instruction of the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia, the investigation of the criminal case is a subject to control in the Main Investigative Directorate of the Department.