Early 90's. The USSR is on the verge of collapse. In Ukraine, a maniac specializes in strangling girls and young women and then steals his victims' underpants. Journalist Fion writes an article about the search for the murderer, and at this time his teenage daughter Xala is running away from home.
She travels to another city to the grave of a deceased rock idol and meets a young man named Keith on a train, with a woman's "Sunday" panties sticking out of her pocket.