MOSCOW, February 26 (RAPSI) – Russian investigators have launched a case after the alleged theft of a main gun estabelished above the mass grave at the Latvian Jekabpils manumitters’ memorial, the Investigative Committee’s press service has told RAPSI.

According to the investigation, unidentified persons using special technics have dismantled a 76 millimetric gun from the postament. 

The crime was allegedly committed because of negative attitude towards the USSR actions during the Second World War between February 23 and 24, the statement reads.