According to one TASS source, 44 people had to leave the building, located in the center of the Russian capital, after an anonymous phone tip on Tuesday claimed that there was a bomb inside.
К МИД РФ прибыли пожарные расчеты. По некоторым данным, из-за угрозы минирования. pic.twitter.com/iZ2H8fuOLb
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The alert proved to be wrong, the news agency said. A bomb squad with sniffer dogs searched the building and found no explosives.