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Russia's antitrust honcho in Crimea is found dead

Source: Meduza

Timofey Kuraev, the head of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service’s Crimea branch, was found dead in his home on Wednesday, sources in law enforcement told the news agencies RIA Novosti and Interfax. Kuraev allegedly killed himself, though his agency has yet to comment officially on the reports of his death.

Timofey Kuraev served as head of Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service in Crimea since 2014, following Moscow’s annexation of the peninsula. Before, he reportedly worked in Russia’s Interior Ministry.

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