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Former KGB head found dead in Moscow

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A former Russian spy who headed the KGB has shot himself dead aged 77.

Leonid Shebarshin was found at his central Moscow apartment with a single gunshot wound.

A suicide note was found at the scene.

Sherbashin briefly held the KGB’s top post after a hardline Communist coup attempt in 1991.