Chapter Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) Alexander Bastrykin instructed to conduct an audit in connection with the situation in Yekaterinburgwhere more than 150 schools have been evacuated due to false reports of terrorist attacks. This was reported to “Lente.ru” in the department.
The instruction was given to the head of the TFR department for Sverdlovsk region General Mikhail Boginsky, who will have to report on the verification activities and decisions made.
Earlier on January 12, the mayor of Yekaterinburg Alexey Orlov statedthat messages about the mining of educational institutions of the city were sent from abroad. “There are destructive forces that are shaking the situation from the near abroad,” he said. The mayor also said that the distribution of messages began at three in the morning. According to him, the decisions on the mass evacuation were made in order not to risk the safety of the children.
“Everything is organized, no panic. It is clear that parents [доставлены] inconvenience. Now the special services understand this story, ”said the mayor.
According to the agency’s source in the security forces, a person living in Latvia is involved in the dissemination of messages about false domination.
January 12 in Yekaterinburg evacuated people from 151 schools out of 163 existing in the city, as well as employees and students of a number of universities, including the Ural State University of Railways, the Mining University, the Yekaterinburg Theater Institute. In the Ural State Conservatory named after Mussorgsky, due to the evacuation, exams had to be postponed.