In Traktorozavodsky district of Volgograd, the local janitors clean the trash and leaves, using as bag the Russian tricolor. First they put them on the flag, and then use the banner loaded the garbage into the car. A local resident, who witnessed such a cleaning of city streets, appealed to law enforcement authorities, reports RIA “Novosti”.
To the place of incident after the treatment of men arrived investigative team, said the Department of information and public relations GU MVD of Russia in Volgograd region, and added that on this fact already carried out a formal check.
As explained in Department, the eyewitness to contact police, explained to law enforcement that became the witness of how employees of the management company collected in the Russian tricolor autumn leaves.
“The verification process we will find out whose it was the initiative to use the Russian flag as a so-called trash bag, and where they took it. By results of check will make a decision”, – assured the chief of Department GU of the Ministry of internal Affairs Svetlana Smolyaninova.
The Internet is already a video was published of the incident. It shows how the wipers raked leaves in a large Russian tricolor. Thus, in response to the comment of an eyewitness, who filmed the event on camera, janitors explained that this is not the flag of the Russian Federation, and the red, white and blue banner, listing the colors of the national flag in reverse order.
Currently solves a question on excitation of criminal case according to article 329 of the criminal code (desecration of the State emblem of the Russian Federation or national flag of the Russian Federation), said the Agency “Interfax”. For this crime punishment in the form of restriction of liberty for a term up to one year, or forced works for the same term, or arrest for a term of three to six months, or deprivation of liberty for a term up to one year.