In an apparent protest against President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, a man threw a Molotov cocktail at a government building in the central Russian city on Thursday, according to a report. Newsweek.
It cited the Russian portal market To say that an unidentified man threw a fire bomb at a neighborhood business of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in Nizhny Novgorod before leaving the scene.
Law enforcement agents are still searching for the person. The FSB is Russia’s premier security agency and the principal successor to the Soviet Union’s KGB.
Since Mr Putin launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in late February, there have been several suspected fires at government and military recruitment facilities around Russia.
The fighting began when Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, and since then, at least ten nomination offices have been attacked. newsweek,
In one incident, four bottles containing the flammable liquid were dumped last week at the office of the military commission of the Kirovsky district in Perm, more than 700 kilometers east of the capital Moscow. The outlet further said that there was no fire and the attackers fled the area.
In addition, an unidentified man broke into a Russian military enlistment office located in Belgorod on June 24 and threw a Molotov cocktail inside.
According to the regional department of Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, a table caught fire, but rescuers quickly put it out.