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Teens guilty in ethnic attacks

September 23, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

A Moscow court convicted 12 teenage boys and a 20-year-old man of a series of vicious ethnic attacks, including the murder of chess champion Sergei Nikolayev, a member of Russia's Yakut ethnic group.

Videos of the attacks were posted on websites.

Prison terms ranged from 4 1/2 to 10 years on charges including ethnically motivated assault, murder and attempted murder, officials said.

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