The Investigating Authorities of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Leningrad Oblast charged a 27-year-old man with a crime in accordance with paragraph "b" , Part 2, Article 243.4 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (damage to military graves, as well as monuments, steles, obelisks, other memorial structures or objects perpetuating the memory of those died in the defense of the Fatherland).
As previously reported, on the territory of the State Budgetary Institution of Culture of Leningrad Oblast "Museum and Memorial Site "Road of Life" - a memorial to the soldiers of the Great Patriotic War", the accused painted Nazi symbols on the Memorial kilometer post on the "Road of Life" No. 39 and at the metal pedestal "85 mm anti-aircraft gun," which is part of the Broken Ring on the Road of Life memorial site. On the motion of the Investigating Authorities, the accused was imposed a restraint as custody.
The criminal investigation continues in regards of implementation all investigative actions aimed at detecting all the circumstances of the committed crime, all measures are taken to identify the causes and conditions that contributed to its commission.