In Murmansk, on the morning of February 23, a military enlistment office was set on fire on Kapitana Orlikova Street, the Shot Telegram channel reports .
The smell of burning was felt by a resident of the house, which is located next to the military registration and enlistment office. She called emergency services, the fire was extinguished, no one was hurt. The outer part of the window frame is damaged.
According to Mash, at 4:45 am, an unidentified person threw a fuel bottle through the window. The man is wanted by the police.
In Russia, after the announcement of “partial” mobilization in September 2022, military enlistment offices or administrative buildings began to be set on fire in different regions, and arson continued in the new year. In Podolsk, a 70-year-old pensioner was sentenced to compulsory treatment in a psychiatric clinic for setting fire to a military enlistment office. At the end of January, the court sentenced Russian Vladislav Borisenko to 12 years in prison for setting fire to a military enlistment office in Nizhnevartovsk. He was the first to be convicted of setting fire to a military registration and enlistment office under an article about “terrorism”.