Dramatic Footage Shows Woman Setting Russian Military General's Car On Fire In Moscow (WATCH)

An elderly Russian woman set fire to a Russian military general's car in Moscow.. Police arrested Elena Belova, 65, in Moscow after she poured after pouring petrol and set the vehicle of deputy head of the General Staff Yevgeny Sektarev on fire.

But Russian media claimed that Belova, who faces 15 years in prison, was hypnotized by Ukrainian special forces to burn cars.

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Car Belonged to Evgeniy Sekretarev

The car belonged to Evgeniy Sekretarev, the Deputy Chief of the 8th Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces. Sekretarev is responsible for military censorship in the Russian media.

Sekretarev BMW X6 Was Parked on Leningrad Street

His BMW X6 was parked in the yard of a house on Leningrad Street and suddenly caught fire there. The rear part of the car suffered the most, the boot being completely burnt out, according to Ukrainian Pravda.

Belova Doused The Boot of The Car

Belova doused the boot of the car with petrol and set it on fire, according to the local media reports. She claimed that that she was against the "special military operation".

Belova is Registered At a Psychoneurological Clinic

When she was being arrested, she shouted 'Azov is Power', which is seen as a support for Ukraine's resistance regiment, which is termed as a terror group by Russia.

Belova Also Lives In The Same Building As Sekretarev

However, so far it's not clear whether it was Belova's alone act or she was part of any plot.

Russian media reports also claimed that her son-in-law also believes that she was recruited by the Ukrainian special services, who taught her how to set fire to cars.


Russian media reports claimed that Belova is registered at a psychoneurological clinic. She also lives in the same building as Sekretarev, according to the reports.

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This article was first published on August 28, 2022
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