Urals neo-nazi gets 9.5 years for race-hate crimes

A court in Russia's Urals city of Yekaterinburg sentenced a man to 9.5 years in prison after finding him guilty of committing race-hate crimes, a spokeswoman for the court said. The court found Alexander Solovyov guilty of 21 attacks on people of non-Slavic appearance, including nine attacks connected with murders and attempted murders. [...] Armed with knives, brass knuckles, glass bottles, metallic chains and sticks they attacked non-Slavic-looking people and filmed their assaults in order to upload them later on internet.