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SK is investigating the damage of the cult stones of the iron age in the Leningrad region

Insurance investigators received a criminal case on the destruction and damage of the cult stones of the period of the late iron age in the Leningrad region, related to the cultural heritage, the press service of the RF IC.

"In the Leningrad region investigators of SK of Russia has accepted to manufacture criminal case about the destruction and damage of cultural heritage objects", - stated in the message.

According to the press service, in the Priozersk district of the Leningrad region on the territory of the complex of archaeological monuments at the village of Olkhovka in the construction of the destroyed cultural heritage "Cult stone Olkhovka – 24" and has damaged the stone heap.

As explained in the press service, the complex covers the entire period of the late iron age and the middle ages, and includes settlement, burial ground, stone mounds and sacrificial stones.

Earlier a criminal case was initiated under part 1 of article 243 of the criminal code of Russian Federation "Destruction or damage to identified cultural heritage".