Editor-in-chief of the online publication Lenta.ru has called the possible cause of the arson

© Photo : Ribbon.Rvladimir Todorov. Archive photoEditor-in-chief of the online publication Lenta.ru has called the possible cause of the arson© Photo : Ribbon.Ru

. The attack on the edition Lenta.ru in Moscow may be related to the recent publications the online publication, said RIA Novosti editor in chief Lenta.ru Vladimir Todorov.

Night unknown persons set the fire, broke the glass and drew on the walls with Nazi symbols. In addition, according to the police, the building was thrown «Molotov cocktail».

«Judging by the symbols that they left, it’s not just bullies, it’s people quite a the right direction, so to speak. With regards to what could anger them — I think we did not go directly such openly anti-Nazi materials, but there were several publications: a history of confrontation between skinheads and antifa in the 90s-2000s, there was a text about a couple of Nazis who were perithecial signal revolvers in combat traumatic. Maybe it’s because of them that so happened, because, probably, they stayed in Moscow colleagues, friends, some people of similar ideology and beliefs,» said Todorov.

Earlier, the Director of external communications of the holding Rambler&Co Matvey Alekseev said that during the inspection of place of incident from the outside of the building discovered the inscription in white paint: «Lies, Tape», swastika, crossed circle, like a scope, and the numbers «88».

Todorov said that it can only be assumed, and the true motives of the attackers will be found out by law enforcement agencies. He reminded that currently a criminal case under article «Hooliganism». According to the chief editor of the publication, law enforcement officers quickly arrived on the scene.

«Well ten out of ten,» — praised the work of investigators Todorov.

Earlier the interior Ministry reported that police organized a complex quickly-search actions for establishment and detention of the person committing the act. Later on the website of the Metropolitan Prosecutor reported that the Prosecutor of southern administrative district monitors the progress of the investigation of arson.