Young punk musician killed
Timur Kacharava, a Russian musician and founder of the punk-hardcore-trash band Sandinista, has been stabbed to death in the streets of St. Petersburg.
In the evening of 13 November, 2005, 20-year-old Timur Kacharava, a student of St. Petersburg State University, was followed, attacked and killed on the main city avenue by a group of ten men. The men were skinheads and neo-nazis, according to several sources.
Timur Kacharava died in seconds from the knife stabs piercing his throat, and by the time an ambulance arrived nothing could be done to save his life. His was together with his friend Maxim ‘Zgibov’ Zagibai who survived several knife wounds and serious injuries.
Following the incident, the Moscow Helsinki Group issued a statement accusing the Russian authorities of failing to respond to displays of extremism and indulging nationalists.
The St. Petersburg Times – 15 November, 2005:
‘Student Killed in City Center Attack’
Commemorating Timour Kacharava
A song entitled “Things I Wish”, dedicated to the memory of Timur Kacharava, is available as a free download. Nikolai Galen sings, speaks and shouts, among other things, of the socalled ‘deep state’ issues, skinheads, and the role of the media.
Som udgangspunkt kan der derfor ikke ud
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