Investigators said Kozlov's murder was most probably a contract hit.
Kozlov led a campaign against money-laundering in the banking system.
Following his murder, President Vladimir Putin called for enhanced controls over the financial system.
(Reuters, ITAR-TASS, Interfax)
Russia's Battle Against Corruption
Citizens of Russia's Urals region protest against alleged corruption in connection with a proposed smelting plant on Lake Shartash (TASS)
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