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 Arson attack on St. Petersburg 'troll factory': masked persons threw Molotov cocktails at business center windows. VIDEO

Two unidentified individuals attacked with Molotov cocktails a business center in St. Petersburg that supposedly housed notorious Internet ''troll factory".

As reported by Censor.NET citing the local St. Petersburg news outlet Fontanka via The Moscow Times, the arson attack occurred in the early hours of Oct. 26.

A surveillance camera showed two masked individuals approaching the building at 55 Savushkina Street and throwing three Molotov cocktails at its second-floor windows. A fire then started in the offices of Nevsky News, located on the second floor. Nevsky News' administrator, who was still in the office at the time, managed to extinguish the fire.

55 Savushkina Street is known for housing an office in which young people are paid to write comments in support of the Kremlin on a variety of social media platforms. Earlier, the operation was based in the Olgino neighborhood of St. Petersburg, which earned the Internet commentators the label "Olgino trolls."

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