In Volgograd to check the information about the garbage collection in the Russian flag

KRASNODAR, October 26 — RIA Novosti, Svetlana Berilo. The police asked a resident of Volgograd, who witnessed the janitors clean up the garbage, using as bag Russian flag, have informed RIA of news in Department of information and public relations GU MVD of Russia in Volgograd region.

According to an eyewitness, in Traktorozavodsky district of the city employees of the management company collected in the Russian tricolor autumn leaves. At the scene arrived investigative team.

Police are verifying to find out “whose it was the initiative to use the Russian flag as a so-called “garbage bag”, and where they took him,” said the head of Department of GU Ministry of internal Affairs Svetlana Smolyaninova.

By results of check the decision will be made.

In the Criminal code there is article 329 “desecration of the state emblem of the Russian Federation or national flag of the Russian Federation”. As punishment article provides restriction of freedom for a period up to one year, or compulsory works for the same term, or arrest for a term of three to six months, or deprivation of liberty for a term up to one year.