This was reported on the website of the North-West Investigation Department for Transport of the IC of Russia.

According to his information, a criminal case was instituted on the grounds of a crime under Part 2 of Art. 263 of the Criminal Code of Russia (“Violation of the rules for the operation of water transport, resulting in the death of a person through negligence”).

On the morning of August 22, a fire broke out on the ship Peter the Tchaikovsky in St. Petersburg on an area of ​​13 square meters. m

As a result of the incident, one person was killed, more than 300 were evacuated.