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Russia watch (info. on the Russian Republic of Ingushetia here):

The owner of the embattled opposition web site Ingushetiya.ru was killed Sunday after being detained by police, and his supporters promised massive protests that could lead to a sharp escalation in violence in the restive region.
Magomed Yevloyev, a prominent opposition member and staunch critic of Ingush President Murat Zyazikov, was detained in Ingushetia’s main city of Nazran as he stepped off a plane from Moscow, his lawyer and friend Kaloi Akhilgov said by telephone.
He said Yevloyev had flown in business class with Zyazikov, a retired general from the Federal Security Service, and suggested that the two might have quarreled during the flight.
Ingush police said they had wanted to question Yevloyev in connection with an investigation into an explosion in Nazran earlier this year, Interfax reported.
Once inside the police car, Yevloyev, a Moscow-based lawyer and former investigator in the Ingush Prosecutor’s Office, attempted to wrestle an assault rifle away from one of the officers and was accidentally shot in the head during the scuffle, the police said.

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