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Six Russians Jailed For Racist Killing Of Armenian

March 14, 2007 -- Six Russians, including three brothers, have been jailed for up to 11 1/2 years for the racially motivated killing of an Armenian.

A Supreme Court spokesman said on March 13 that an appeal had slightly reduced some of their sentences.

Investigators found a notebook with drawings of swastikas and calls for violence against non-Slavs at the home of the brothers who together with their friends attacked and killed the dark-skinned Armenian on a train in the Moscow region in 2005.


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