Antisemitic Attack on Moscow Metro

(December 3, 2008)

Three neo-Nazis attacked a Jewish man on the Moscow metro, according to a November 27, 2008 article in the national daily "Novye Izvestiya." On November 22, three skinheads approached Mikhail Altshuler, a well known musician, and attacked him while screaming nationalistic slogans. Police detained two under-aged suspects, one of whom has a criminal record. It isn't clear yet if the suspects will be charged under hate crimes statutes.

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