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One Kyrgyz Killed, Uzbek Hurt In Moscow Attack

Report says that one Kyrgyz teenager was stabbed to death and another injured during an attack near a subway station in northwestern Moscow.

Interfax news agency quotes an unnamed source assaying that that the knife attack on an 18-year old man occurred late on March 12.

Also on March 12 assailants beat up a 25-year-old Uzbek in northeastern Moscow and stole his car, which was later found completely burned nearby.

Racist attacks, often fatal, have increased in Russia since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.

compiled from agency reports