Gas cylinder, which threatened to blow up the driver of the Kremlin, was empty

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotoracconti police evacuated the car Mercedes on Vasilevsky descent in MoscowGas cylinder, which threatened to blow up the driver of the Kremlin, was empty© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Gas cylinder, which is the driver of the Mercedes Gelandewagen threatened to blow up on Vasilevsky descent, was empty, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a source in emergency services of the capital.

The night before, the man entered under the «brick» on Vasilevsky descent, directly adjacent to red square from St. Basil’s Cathedral, and told the police, «that car there is an explosive subject». After negotiations, he surrendered to the police.

State Duma Deputy Alexander Khinshtein, until recently, a former adviser to the head of Regardie, tweeted that the driver surrendered after a personal conversation with the head of Regardie Victor Zolotov. Khinshtein also posted a photo of a container that was in the trunk of the SUV.

«The container was empty,» said the source.

As noted Khinshtein, in relation to a detainee who has been previously convicted, a criminal case on hooliganism.

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