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Suspects Arrested In Russian Coast Guard Killing --> (RFE/RL) 14 November 2005 -- Russian prosecutors say all three suspects in a firebomb attack that killed a Russian coast guard general and badly injured his wife more than three years ago have been arrested.

Major General Vitalii Gamov, who was in charge of the coast guard in Russia's Far East, died from his burns in a Japanese hospital after attackers threw Molotov cocktails through the windows of his home on Sakhalin Island in May 2002.

Russian officials said Gamov was killed by criminals in revenge for his efforts to fight poachers.

Two of the suspects were arrested last month. A senior aide to Sakhalin's chief prosecutor, Tatyana Kutuzova, was quoted today as saying that the third suspect was arrested on 12 November.


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