Anton Zhdanov (to the left)Photo: Anton Zhdanov page in the “Classmates”
In Petrovsko-Zabaikalsk buried a local crime boss Anton Zhdanov (Jancik), who was killed on 28 August during an attack on a troop train. The ceremony of farewell with him was lush, writes “Moskovsky Komsomolets” (MK).
Among other things, said that with the death of Zhdanov, the city “lost a leg”.
The funeral started in the afternoon and continued till late evening. At the cemetery, gathered more than 100 vehicles — both cheap and expensive, and many people specially went home early from work. The grave mound was completely covered with flowers, had spoken a few tens of farewell speeches, including those coming from other regions friends of the victim. It, in the words of MK, he was buried “like a king”.
Residents themselves say about Zhdanov in the negative. According to them, he organized extortion in schools, and selected money “was thrown in the thieves ‘obshchak”. In addition, Jancik extorted money from local residents.
28 Aug troop train, EN route to the exercises, made a planned stop at the Petrovsky Zavod station in Zabaykalsky Krai. A group of contractors went to the local cafe where, Jancik celebrated his 29th birthday. As yet unknown reason, between local residents and soldiers, a quarrel broke out, during which Zhdanov, who was in a state of alcoholic intoxication, attacked the soldiers with a knife and wounded two of them. Then the drunk company has tried to attack the train, which escaped the soldiers, and threw stones at him. Time after warning shots, opened fire and killed Zhdanov.
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