According to eyewitnesses, unknown people tried to set fire to the doors of the building. The help of the firefighters was not needed - the fire was put out by improvised means.
"An unknown person threw what seeded to be an incendiary mixture. There was one worker, probably a security guard in the room at that time. He extinguished the fire," the rescuers told.
According to the local agency 0382, an unknown man poured a mixture from a plastic bottle in front of the entrance to the Sberbank office, after which set in on fire. So the fire was on the pavement before the bank office.
The fact was registered undert 3 of Art. 15 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - an attempt to commit a crime and part 2 of Art. 194 Criminal Code of Ukraine - deliberate destruction or damage to property.
Law enforcers are investigating all the circumstances, trying to identify the person involved in the crime.
As it was reported earlier an unknown broke windows at Russian bank ‘Sberbank’ branch in Lviv, Western Ukraine at night on December 26, 2017.
Also, another time, the office of Russian Sberbank was burned down in Lviv, at night on Tuesday, October 3. The fire in the premises of the financial institution began at around 2:40. Emergency service officers who arrived at the scene of the incident quickly extinguished the fire. The main department of State Emergency Service in Lviv region said there were no victims as a result of the fire. Other details of the incident are not specified.
Earlier protesters bricked Sberbank office with concrete plates in Kharkiv. Activists announced an unlimited-term campaign to block banks of Russian Federation.