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In St. Petersburg, the author of the songs Kobzon and Magomayev was attacked with a knife

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88-year-old composer Alexander Kolker was attacked in St. Petersburg, reports TASS.

screenshot of the video provided by the State Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region

As stated in the State Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, the report of the incident was received by law enforcement agencies the day before. The composer himself called the police. According to him, an unknown person attacked him in the elevator of the house on the embankment of the Black River and, stabbing him, fled.

Upon receipt of the statement, the police immediately organized a set of operational and investigative measures. As a result of the measures taken, operatives established the identity and location of the attacker and detained him in one of the hostels on “hot leads”. It turned out to be a 46-year-old resident of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, police said.

“The suspect was taken to the police department for investigation and investigation into the motives of the attack. The issue of instituting a criminal case is being resolved, the possible involvement of the detainee in committing other crimes is being established, ”said Irina Volk, a spokeswoman for the Russian Interior Ministry.

According to TASS, Kolker refused to be hospitalized.

Alexander Kolker is an Honored Artist of the RSFSR, the author of music for songs by Lydia Clement, Maya Kristalinskaya, Eduard Hill, Joseph Kobzon, and Muslim Magomayev. Author of musicals, operettas, rock operas, tracks for plays and films.

Note that this is not the first high-profile knife attack in St. Petersburg in recent days. Earlier, a visitor to the sex shop killed the seller. The man came to the store to rob, but the girl resisted, and then he attacked her. The robber was caught and testified.

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