It was reported earlier, that on August 15-16 first thousand people stationed in the 76th Airborne Divisin in Pskov were sent to participate in the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Coffins came back. Paratroopers and their families refuse from such a "trip". The authorities, in turn, are trying to cover up the crimes of the leaders of Russia.
It is possible that fire would have destroyed documents proving the involvement of the Russian troops in combat operations in the Donbas.