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Office Of Popular Russian Daily Attacked


MOSCOW -- The Moscow office of Russia's popular "Komsomolskaya pravda" daily has been attacked by a group of young men, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

Editor in chief Vladimir Sungorkin told journalists today that a group of between 10-15 men on December 10 broke the windows of the office and threw smoke bombs inside.

Sungorkin said the assailants shouted that they were antifascists and that they were angry at the newspaper's articles about Russia's policies on interethnic relations and foreign migrants living in Russia.

Moscow police have launched an investigation into the incident.
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