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The Murder of Andrei Yushchinsky By G.G. Zamyslovsky, JRBooksOnline
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Shortly before World War I, the Russian Empire was shaken by the bestial murder of Andrei Yushchinsky, a 13-year-old boy, whose exsanguinated body, bearing all the traces of a Jewish ritual murder,... More > was found in March 1911 on the outskirts of Kiev. The ensuing trial, held in the autumn of 1913, attracted wide attention not only in Russia, but also in Europe and even in the USA. A Jew named Mendel Beilis was the only defendant. Although he was eventually acquitted by the jury, the same verdict also said that it was basically a ritual murder, one committed at a Jewish brick factory. This book was written by G.G. Zamyslovsky, a member of the Russian State Duma, who served as a civil prosecutor (or “civil plaintiff”) at the Beilis trial. In addition to the description of Yushchinsky’s murder, it contains a lot of other valuable information, including a detailed account of two famous ritual murder trials which took place in the Russian towns of Velizh and Saratov in the 19th century.< Less