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Armed men take hostages at Moscow Soros institute

Around 40 armed men stormed the Moscow offices of the Open Society institute of US billionaire George Soros, taking five people hostage, it was reported, but there was no apparent political motive. “Armed men in military clothing came into the building of the institute at 10:30 pm (1930 GMT),” a spokeswoman for the institute told the Interfax news agency. “They chased out all the employees except for five who they are still holding,” Irina Racheeva said. The lawyer for the foundation, Pavel Kuzmin, stressed the men were known to the institute. “We know these people… We are (currently) in court against them regarding the ownership of this building,” he said. Full Story

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