Support The Moscow Times!

Russian Man Rams Shopfront in Armored Vehicle, Steals Wine

flashnord.com

A Russian man has been detained after a video game-style burglary aboard a stolen armored vehicle north of the Arctic Circle. 

The man rammed into a shopfront after losing control of the stolen armored vehicle and hitting a parked car in the Murmansk region, the FlashNord news site reported Wednesday. 

The man then entered the store to steal a bottle of wine, with which he was later arrested, an unnamed law enforcement official was cited as saying. 

The stolen armored personnel carrier belonged to a local paramilitary sports society driving school, the Hibinform.ru news site reported.

Read more

We need your help now more than ever.

Independent media outlets and journalists in Russia are being increasingly targeted with “foreign agent” and “undesirable” labels, threatening the existence of the free press day by day.

Your donation to The Moscow Times directly supports the last independent English-language news source within Russia.