The former deputy governor of the Kursk region in central Russia was hospitalized after he was severely beaten at the governor’s office. A local official called the victim, Sergei Maksatchov, “a Yid who should be finished off.” Former Gov. Alexander Rutskoy called on President Vladimir Putin to intervene after the attack.
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