At least 64 headstones were damaged in a Jewish cemetery in Russia.
The overturned and smashed headstones were discovered Monday morning in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.
A police dog led police to a hostel located near the Jewish cemetery. Police are interrogating the hostel’s residents and searching for witnesses.
The cemetery was vandalized in 1998 and 2001. Anti-Semitic slogans have been painted in recent years on the walls of a local synagogue.
Hooliganism and deliberate property damage are criminal offenses that call for up to two years in prison.
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