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Russia Arrests Two in Killing of an Opposition Lawmaker

A Russian court issued warrants today for the arrest of two men suspected of killing an opposition member of Parliament. It was the second set of arrests this week in the politically charged case. The Russian police had already detained the two men — Mikhail Kodanev, a member of the Liberal Russia party of the Russian mogul Boris A. Berezovsky, and Mr. Berezovsky’s aide, Aleksandr Vinnik — on Thursday in Kudymkar near Perm, a city in the Ural Mountains. The police say they suspect that the two men organized the killing. On Wednesday, the police arrested two other men suspected of being the driver and the shooter in the killing April 17 of the Parliament member, Sergei Yushenkov, just outside his apartment in north Moscow. Full Story

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