Photo: flackelf.livejournal.com the Museum “new Russia” periodically visited by police

Paul Lapenko found guilty under the article on encroachment on life of law enforcement officer. He also needs to pay 200 thousand rubles in a civil lawsuit.

The St. Petersburg city court sentenced to eight years in prison the employee of the Museum “new Russia” Pavel, Lapenko who shot at police through a metal door with a hunting rifle. It is reported by Fontanka on Thursday, March 22.

Lapenko found guilty under the article on encroachment on life of law enforcement officer (article 317 of the criminal code). The convict also has to pay 200 thousand rubles in a civil lawsuit.

It is noted that Paul Lapenko was listed in the Museum “new Russia” as a volunteer, but was actually a night watchman.

We will remind, on the night of 28 January 2017 Russian police stormed the Museum “new Russia” in St. Petersburg. Then the guard opened fire with a hunting rifle through a metal door. The buckshot struck her and brushed one of the police officers. He was slightly injured.

Previously, the Museum “new Russia” conducted a search in the investigation of the bombing case at the Kamennoostrovsky bridge in March 2015 and Kantemirovskaya street Saint-Petersburg in October 2015.

Museum “new Russia” is officially called information and cultural centre “World war”. It was opened may 9, 2015. According to information on the official website, the Museum is positioned as “a platform dedicated to military glory of the Russian soldier-liberator”.

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