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And they fear he will not be the last.

An investigation is under way by members of the Crimean Tatar community into who murdered Ametov and for what reason — whether it was an isolated act of violence, spurred by racism or part of a plan to ignite broader conflict between the ethnic minority and Russian majority on the peninsula. 

Kyiv Post staff writer Lily Hyde can be reached at lily@lilyhyde.com.

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