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Russian banker shot in London

A Russian banker is in a coma in a London hospital after being shot outside his apartment near Canary Wharf in East London.

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'Too early to speculate' on gangland suggestion behind Russian banker death

Scotland Yard says it is "too early to speculate" on Russian reports that the attack could be a gangland hit linked to a murder attempt on another banker, Alexander Antonov, in Moscow.

The force's Trident command - which investigates gang shootings - is understood to have liaised with overseas counterparts in the hunt for the gunman behind the attack on Tuesday evening.

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