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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Caucasus Leader Dies




MOSCOW -- The chief of Russia's association of Caucasus peoples, Yusup Soslambekov, died Thursday in a Moscow hospital of multiple gunshot wounds suffered in a July 18 attack, a hospital spokeswoman said.


Soslambekov, who headed the Confederation of Peoples of the Caucasus, was attacked in front of his apartment building by an unidentified assailant in southwestern Moscow.