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2013 Biryulyovo riots

Riots in Moscow's southern Biryulyovo district / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

On 13 October 2013, riots in Biryulyovo Zapadnoye, a district in southern Moscow, erupted. The riots were in response to news that Egor Shcherbakov, a 25-year-old man who was killed on 10 October, had allegedly been attacked by a migrant who "might have come from Central Asia or the Caucasus".[2][3] The footage of Shcherbakov being stabbed was circulated by news agencies.

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2013 Biryulyovo riots
Date13 October 2013
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The police announced a reward of 1 million rubles (~$30,975) for any information about the suspect.[3]

On 14 October, the police arrested more than 1,200 migrant workers where the killer allegedly lived.[4]

On 15 October, Orkhan Zeynalov, an Azerbaijani citizen, was arrested in Kolomna as a suspect in the killing of Shcherbakov.[5][6]