On Nikitskaya street in the center of Moscow an unknown man seized the department of "Citibank" and took hostages - the people who were in it. This writes the "Interfax".
On the neck of an unknown there's a box with wires attached, and he threatens to blow himself and the bank.
TV channel Dojd allegedly said he is a businessman Aram Petrosyan, resident of Moscow, born in 1961. The same information was confirmed by a source "TASS".
Source "TASS" said the invader was preparing for the crime in advance, he made something like a bomb and bought a walkie-talkie.
Also, the staff said they saw the man - he spent the whole day on a bench near the bank building, and was interested in who is the manager of the department.