Man accused of false terrorist report of bomb in Russian Constitutional Court faces trial
ST. PETERSBURG, May 21 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) – A criminal case against a man, who had reported planting of a bomb in the Russian Constitutional Court, reached the Oktyabrsky District Court of St. Petersburg, the United press service of St. Petersburg courts told RAPSI on Thursday.
Victor Nikolayev is a homeless person. He stands charged with a false terrorist report, the statement reads.
According to the indictment, on January 17, Nikolayev called to the emergency Service-112 and told an operator that the Constitutional Court’s building was mined.
During the hearing on a restrictive measure, Nikolayev said that did it because of depression.