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Bolshevik Poet Arrested for Shouting “kill the Jews!”

February 29, 1924
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According to reports in the Moscow Press, the Bolshevik poet Serge Evsenin (the husband of Isadora Duncan) who was publicly censured some time ago for creating anti-Semitic disturbances, has again been arrested for a similar offence. On entering the Restaurant Domino on January 19th, Evsenin, who was in an intoxicated condition, began to shout, “Kill the Jews!-Save Russia!” The militia were summoned and after a short struggle Evsenin was arrested and taken to the police station where he remained the whole night. Next morning he was released.

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