Prosecutor: the motif of painting the stars on the skyscraper - strong political hostility
Painting the stars on the spire of the Stalin skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya embankment in the colors of Ukrainian flag was intended to insult the feelings of the Residents and to defile the arms of the USSR, the Prosecutor said in Tagansky court of the capital of Russia, noting that the motive for this action was " political strong dislike ".
"The defendants committed the desecration of the building on motives of political hatred unchecked consensus with (another defendant in the case) Useucom who is a member of the national socialist battalions" Azov ", - said the Prosecutor.
according to his statement, the Defendants took into account the strained relations between Russia and Ukraine developing crisis." The defendants had intended to insult the feelings of the Residents, profaning the building, which is the object of historical and cultural value, and which embodies the greatness of the Russian Federation ", - said the Commissioner of state charge.
He showed that the star is the emblem of the USSR, the successor of which is Russia, so when I say dominant position of Ukraine in relations with Russia.
Tagansky court of Moscow on the first day of the week began consideration on the merits of the painting in the colors of Ukrainian flag stars on the spire of the skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya embankment. High-profile incident occurred on 20 August 2014. By assumption of the investigation, the defendants hung Ukrainian flag on the spire of a tall building. In addition, they could paint half stars, crowning the building in blue color. Currently the star returned to its original form.
according to investigators, the star painted Ukrainian rufer Pavel Usever, famous named Grisha Mustang, he helped the defendant Vladimir undercut, and the four based jumpers jumped from the roof to draw attention to this action. The investigation considers the purpose of this act " the destabilization of the situation in the capital of Russia and the provocation of hatred ".
on the bench of the accused are five people: based jumpers Anna Lepeshkina, Alexander Cellars, Alexey Shirokogorov, Evgenia Korotkova and Roper St. Petersburg Vladimir undercutting. The result imposes on them two of article 213 (hooliganism) and 214 (vandalism) of the Russian Criminal code.
The defense insists that everything is based jumpers " absolutely apolitical citizens, who just happened to be in the wrong place at that moment." Lawyer Valery Lavrov said that the investigation failed to prove their relationship with the Mustang - no detail talk on the phone or by localization. Specialists found on their clothing and equipment paint.