MOSCOW, October 16 (Itar-Tass) - The Russian Investigative Committee has initiated criminal proceedings upon illegal invasion of an apartment of a Dutch citizen.
On Tuesday evening, October 15, unidentified individuals pushed the Dutch national, who works as the Dutch ambassador's aide, into his apartment on Moscow’s Povarskaya Street, floored a man, trussed him up with scotch tape, trashed the apartment and disappeared. Bodily injuries are reported to have been slight and the Embassy staff member is feeling normally now.
Investigative actions are underway to establish the circumstances of the crime and individuals involved in it.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Frans Timmermans, intends to summon Russian Ambassador Roman Kolodkin to the Ministry in view of an attack.