Source Pravda.Ru

Russian President Demands Fight Against Extremism Be Intensified In Russia

Meeting with the cabinet in the Kremlin, Russian president Vladimir Putin instructed the interior minister to intensify the fight against extremism. In the evening of October 30, 250-300 militant young men attacked civilians, chiefly Caucasus retail vendours, near the Tsaritsino metro station. The police had to shoot in the air in a bid to stop the riot. As a result, two men died, 23 were wounded. Among the victims there were Armenian, Indian and Afghani citizens. The police have detained 25 people. Criminal cases pursuant to Article 105, section 2 /murder/ and Article 213 /hooliganism/ have been instigated against the participants in the rally.