13/ 01/ 2006

MOSCOW, January 13 (RIA Novosti) – A man accused of stabbing eight people in a central Moscow synagogue has confessed that he was driven by anti-Semitic sentiments, prosecutors said Friday. According to the prosecutors, Alexander Koptsev, 20, said during questioning in the presence of his lawyers that he was “intolerant toward Jews and that he had committed the crime out of envy of them, because they live better.” MORE.