DUSHANBE, August 5, 2010, Asia-Plus - The body of Tajik national with several stab wounds was found on the territory of the former research institute in the east of Moscow yesterday, Interfax reported, referring to Moscow law enforcement authorities.

Criminal proceedings have been instituted to investigate into the crime under the provisions of Article 105 of Russia’s Penal Code – murder.

In the meantime, according to the data from the Tajik Ministry of Interior, the bodies of 395 Tajik nationals have been returned from Russia in January-June 2010; 51 of them have been killed by violence.