Russia auto executive killed in attack


MOSCOW, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The head of procurement at Russian carmarker AvtoVaz was stabbed to death in the stairwell of his apartment building in the South Russian city of Togliatti, RIA news agency reported on Friday. French carmaker Renault is expected to a take a 25 percent stake in AvtoVaz this year. Russia's leading carmaker is based in Togliatti, on the Volga river. Local investigators said the attack on Vyacheslav Shirshov, 36, could be linked to his work, RIA reported. It said ...

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