Representatives of the Armenian and Azerbaijani communities of Moscow clashed again, and this time the clash took place next to the Armyanskiy Dvor restaurant located in the premises of Salarevo metro station in southwest Moscow, the restaurant’s administration told RBK. The news was confirmed by Vice-President of the Union of Azerbaijanis of Russia Elunur Guseynov. “We still don’t know what happened exactly. The representatives of the Diaspora left for the scene of the incident to find out,” he said.
TASS’s insider in the law-enforcement authorities also reported that there had been clashes between the Azerbaijanis and Armenians in Moscow.
“In New Moscow (Salarevo), a group of Azerbaijanis attacked an Armenian’s construction materials store with wooden bludgeons and metal rods. Earlier, seven Armenian men had barged into an Azerbaijani restaurant on Bratislavsky street and destroyed it with wooden bludgeons. A few clashes have also taken place in other parts of the city,” TASS’s interlocutor reported.
About 20 people attacked the “Armyanskiy Dvor” restaurant, reported Baza Telegram, according to which the people had arrived at the scene in cars, after which they destroyed everything inside and beat the administrator of the restaurant, who is being transferred to a hospital.
The last clash between immigrants from Armenia and Azerbaijan was a brawl that took place on the night of July 24 in southeast Moscow. Some witnesses had heard gunshots.