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MOSCOW, July 15 (Itar-Tass) - The Chechen adolescent accused of killing former paratrooper Ruslan Marzhanov in the town of Pugachyov, Saratov region, has confessed to the murder, a lawyer said.
"Suspect Ali Nazirov has begun to confess, and currently investigators are questioning him," lawyer Oksana Mikhalkina, who represents the interests of the victim's mother, told Itar-Tass on Monday.
The 16-year-old native of Chechnya was charged under Article 105, Part 1 /murder/. The situation in town is currently under control, but tensions remain. "Fortunately, police and local and federal officials succeeded in calming down the most active protesters, but residents continue to insist on evicting the Chechen families," Mikhalkina said.
She noted that "Chechen youngsters, at seniors' insistence, have left the town."
"Indeed, the young people were taken out of town by bus. It was the right thing to do. Most likely, they were taken out of town for the own safety, as well as for the sake of avoiding new conflicts," the lawyer said.