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Two Foreigners Killed In Moscow In Spate Of Attacks

MOSCOW -- Two men have been killed in a spate of attacks against foreigners in Moscow, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

Moscow police said that Vladimir Samiev and Dolgan Mikeev, students from the Caucasus, were stabbed by unknown attackers on April 20. They said
Mikeev died from his wounds.

Police added that later on April 20 a person from Central Asia was attacked and killed in the corridor of his apartment block. No details about the person's identity or ethnicity are known.

In another part of Moscow, police said an Arabic man was assaulted and stabbed. He was hospitalized and is reportedly in serious condition.

Police said witnesses to the attacks reported the assailants to be young men with shaved heads.