Russian PM says Moscow will not initiate lifting of sanctionsBusiness & Economy December 09, 18:24
Roscosmos praises contribution of US astronaut John Glenn to world cosmonauticsScience & Space December 09, 18:19
Russian Sports Ministry urges investigation into facts stated in McLaren reportSport December 09, 18:13
WADA says RUSADA must demonstrate 'independence from outside interference'Sport December 09, 18:03
Russian PM says Nord Stream-2 project benefits all participantsRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 18:00
Russian premier says Rosneft stake sale is 'largest deal' in 2016Business & Economy December 09, 17:38
IPC says full findings of McLaren report unprecedented, astonishingSport December 09, 17:05
General Staff: Syrian army takes control of 93% of Aleppo’s territoryMilitary & Defense December 09, 17:04
Sakhalin Energy becomes most environmentally responsible oil and gas company in RussiaBusiness & Economy December 09, 16:55
MOSCOW, November 6 (Itar-Tass) —— Four teenagers professing right-wing radical views, who were detained in Moscow on suspicion of car arson, have admitted their guilt, a spokesman for the Moscow police department told Itar-Tass on Saturday.
Moscow police received a signal on November 4 at 06.00 that a Mercedes car burst in flames in the Voronezhskaya Street. The car burnt out fully. Besides, flames leaped to two more cars parked nearby.
“According to testimonies of eyewitnesses of the crime, police nabbed a supposed arsonist. The young man confessed to the crime,” the press service said. Policemen detained soon three more supposed arsonists.
All the four, including two minors and a girl, study at a polygraphic college; three stated that they profess right-wing views. “One of them proposed “punishing” a neighbour at their house, and other backed this idea. A girl had a liquid for kindling charcoal, with which they sprinkled the car and then set fire to it,” the police department noted.
The press service reported that the girl was arrested only on Friday evening, since she participated in a demonstration of nationalists in Lyublino, a Moscow suburb.
“The suspects are now being checked on complicity in committing similar crimes in the Russian capital. They have pleaded guilty in 11 more such arsons. Their testimonies are being verified,” the spokesman said.
A criminal case has been opened over the arsons.