A car of the Consul General of the Russian Federation was damaged in Kharkiv on November 13. Unidentified people poured caustic liquid on his Toyota RAV4.
The Russian diplomat personally reported the incident to the police, the investigators have interviewed several witnesses.
According to the police, the acid eroded the paint on the vehicle hood and doors.
Criminal proceedings on the intentional damage of property were started. The offenders can be fined or imprisoned for up to three years.
Kharkiv Observer reminds that since 2013 Consulate General of the Russian Federation on 22 Maksymilianivska St. has become the scene for commotions and protests against Russian aggression in Ukraine. Kharkivites regularly arrange meetings for freeing political prisoners and hold symbolical funerals of Vladimir Putin in front of the Consulate building.
Text: Olena Sokolynska
Photo: 057, Segodnya