The Russian Bellingshausen station in Antarctica King George Island is seen March 13, 2014 (Credit : VANDERLEI ALMEIDA / AFP…
A researcher working at the Russian Antarctic station bumped and injured a colleague who continued to tell about the end of the punishment. 19659006] Engineer Sergey Savitsky was accused of stabbing welders Oleg Beloguzov with a kitchen knife to destroy books he intended to read, the sun reported.
The assault had an apparent emotional degradation, ac according to the Interfax news agency.
The agency said the incident occurred on October 9 at the station’s canteen. It allowed the injured scientist to be delivered to a hospital in Chile.
There has been no immediate comment from the Russian authorities.
Interfax said that the suspect later volunteered to the manager of Bellingshausen Station and was placed under house arrest. The agency noted that the event was caused by “tensions in a limited space”.
The station Bellingshausen was founded by the Soviet Union in 1968 and is famous for the 19th-century Russian explorers in Antarctica.