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The unknown people painted blue a star on top of one of Moscow skyscrapers and hung a yellow and blue flag of Ukraine on the skyscraper in Moscow last night.

The Moscow police have detained four suspects and brought them to a nearby police station.The suspect - two young men and two women, claim that they jumped from the skyscraper on parachutes.

They denied painting the star blue or hanging any flags on the building. The suspects face a criminal prosecution on charges of "vandalism," Russian media report.

The skyscraper on the Kotelnicheskaya embankment is a 26-story residential block in the mouth of the Yauza river. The building, which is 176 meters high, is one of the Moscow skyscrapers built in the city in 1938-1952 known in Russia as a Stalinist epoch.

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Date:Aug 20, 2014
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