Russian Skinheads Sentenced For Attacks After P.E. Concert

A group of skinheads

in Russia were handed stiff jail sentences yesterday, after they attacked a group

of people and killed a police officer following a Public Enemy concert.

The Moscow City

Court sentenced six defendants anywhere from four to 18 years in prison. One

was banished to a mental institution.

A brawl broke out

in a Moscow subway last summer when the men attacked a group of people returning

home from the Public Enemy concert that took place in DK Gorbunova.

Russian newspaper

Nezavisimaya Gazeta reported that the men were not pleased with Public Enemy's

‘black nationalist attitude” and waited for fans of the rap group

after the concert shouting "Russia is for Russian's!"

When two officers

intervened to stop the ensuing fight, one of the officers was struck on the

head with a broken bottle and died a short time later.

A separate group

of men were also arrested at another subway station causing havoc, breaking

glass and attacking people passing by.