On November 5, 2022, a fire was broken in the "Polygon" cafe in Kostroma, as it was reported. As a result of the fire, 13 people died, the number of dead and injured is being specified. The Investigating Authorities of the Investigative Directorate of the Russian Federation for Kostroma Oblast launched a criminal investigation on the offense of a crime prescribed in Part 3, Article 109 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Infliction of Death by Negligence to two or more persons). An investigation team consisting of investigators and forensic specialists from the Investigative Directorate of the Russian Investigative Committee for Kostroma Oblast arrived at the scene of the fire.
The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed Mr. Levchenko D.N., Head of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Kostroma Oblast, to submit a report on the incident.