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Liberal Russian Lawmaker Assassinated

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Liberal Russian Lawmaker Assassinated

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Liberal Russian Lawmaker Assassinated

Liberal Russian Lawmaker Assassinated

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Unknown attackers gun down Sergei Yushenkov, a member of Russia's lower house of parliament known for his liberal stance, and for criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yushenkov is the second member of the Liberal Russia party assassinated this year. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.