OREANDA-NEWS In the Oryol region, a criminal case has been opened into the mass death of bees at one of the apiaries in the Korsakov district. 

According to the investigation, on June 14 in one of the apiaries in the area more than 300 bee colonies were killed. 

"The bees died as a result of the Otradaagroinvest company's violation of the rules established to combat plant diseases and pests when processing wheat crops ," the department said. 

In the investigative committee, they believe that employees of the enterprise did not take timely and sufficient measures to prevent harm to the environment and property of citizens.