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Dostoevsky Kin Sues over Image on Russian Lottery Tickets

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Dostoevsky Kin Sues over Image on Russian Lottery Tickets

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Dostoevsky Kin Sues over Image on Russian Lottery Tickets

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The great grandson of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky has sued Russia's nationwide sports lottery for using the author's image on lottery tickets. Hounded by debt and creditors, Dostoyevsky struggled with his gambling addiction for much of his life.