Krasnodar, August 23. ArmInfo. A group of youngsters attacked an Armenian in the center of Krasnodar, in the corner of Kommunarov and Gorky streets, approximately at 10:00 PM on August 21.
Yerkramas, the newspaper of Armenians of Russia, told ArmInfo the group consisted of about 15 youngsters at the age of 18-22, as witnesses say. The Armenian was violently beaten up after he tried to protect a woman from the group that attacked her shop. The man was beaten as long as he lost consciousness. He was hospitalized with concussion of the brain and numerous injuries.
Witnesses say the youngsters cried nationalist slogans like “Let’s clear Kuban from the black” and “Russia is for Russians.” It is noteworthy that witnesses applied to a nearby guard department, which, however, made no response to their cries for help, the newspaper reports.