The manhunt continues in Moscow for an escaped skinhead who is suspected in 10 murders. Vasily Krivetz, 20, went with officers to a train station on the outskirts of the Russian capital, where police hoped he would describe how he carried out the murder of an elderly Jewish violinist. Krivetz was arrested this summer in connection with 10 ethnically motivated murders. He also was the leader of a nationalist group for youths in Moscow. Krivetz was handcuffed to one of the guards but still managed to escape. He pushed the guard down and fled into a nearby courtyard.
Moscow police a filed negligence charge last week against the officer who allowed Krivetz to escape.
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