Russian authorities said a man caught trying to take gunpowder from a military test site told police he wanted to use it to fuel his stove.
The man told police he wanted to use the gunpowder as "firewood" for his stove, the ministry said.
The suspect has been charged with illegal storage of explosives and could face up to three years in prison if convicted.
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