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    The Russian embassy in the United States confirmed Tuesday the death of a consulate employee in New York under unknown circumstances.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, local media reported citing the police that a 63-year-old man was found dead at the Russian consulate in New York with trauma to his face and head. The injuries were reportedly sustained in a fall.

    "A member of technical staff has died … The cause of death is being determined. His body was taken to a morgue," an embassy spokesman told RIA Novosti.

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