Moscow: Nationalist mob in anti-migrant riot

Massive rioting in Moscow after migrant accused of killing local

Moscow is reeling from its worst bout of ethnic unrest in three years after the alleged murder of a young Muscovite by a foreign immigrant last week.

Nationalist mobs rampaged through the streets of a southern suburb on Sunday after the murder of 25-year-old Yegor Sherbakov, chanting “Muslims are the shame of Russia.” The gang turned over cars, blocked streets and fought running battles with riot police late into the night.

Daily Telegraph, 14 October 2013

See also “Moscow riots after ‘murder by migrant'”, BBC News, 14 October 2013

And “Police sweep through Moscow market after violence”, New York Times, 14 October 2013