The City Hall of Prague 6 punished three people with a reprimand in misdemeanor proceedings for splashing ketchup on the Russian embassy. The other two participants in the April incident did not prove a misdemeanor. No one objected to the decision. Czech Television informed about it. The incident happened in mid-April after it became clear that Czech security forces suspected members of the Russian secret service of an explosion of ammunition depots in Vrbětice in the Zlín region in 2014. According to earlier information, the police ended up in a police station after an incident at the embassy in the square. Boris Nemcov in Prague 6, six people. One of the actors then testified that ketchup was supposed to symbolize blood and commemorate two victims of the explosion in Vrbětice. On suspicion of a misdemeanor, the police handed over five people to the sixth city district for administrative proceedings, the suspects were from damage to foreign objects or pollution of the public space. “In two of these persons, the case was adjourned because, according to the final legal opinion, the people in question did not commit a misdemeanor.
In April, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (YES) announced that the Czech security forces had a reasonable suspicion that members of the Russian secret service GRU had been involved in the explosion in Vrbětice in 2014. At the same time, the National Center against Organized Crime was searching for two men with Russian passports, who in October 2014 moved in Prague, the Moravian-Silesian and Zlín regions, “in connection with the verification of the circumstances of serious crime.” The case resulted in mutual expulsions of diplomats.