About 150 men armed with baseball bats and steel rods attacked 40 guards and employees in an office building in central Moscow, while police officers at a nearby police station locked themselves in to avoid being injured, media reported.
Seventeen people were hospitalized, five in serious condition, and 70 others were arrested by OMON riot police, who arrived about an hour after the fight began.
The attack was part of an ownership dispute over the Razvitiye construction firm, which owns the office building next door to the South African Embassy at 1A Granatny Pereulok...
Monday, June 27, 2005
Hostile takeover Russian style
It's strictly business, nothing personal--200 Clash in Property Dispute