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Men killed in separate east London stabbings named

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Image caption Gleb Stanislavovitch Zhebrovsky was fatally stabbed in Alton Street, Tower Hamlets, on Saturday

Two men who were stabbed to death in separate attacks in east London have been named by police.

Gleb Stanislavovitch Zhebrovsky, who was also known as Gleb Stalnoy, died in Alton Street, Tower Hamlets, on Saturday.

Giedrius Juskauskas was found fatally injured in Whale Bone Lane, Stratford, soon after midnight on Monday.

Police have appealed for witnesses of either attack to contact them.

Two men have been arrested over the death of 34-year-old Mr Zhebrovsky, who was originally from Russia.

The suspects, aged 28 and 33, have both been held on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

Police are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination which took place earlier.

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Image caption Giedrius Juskauskas was pronounced dead at the scene at 01:00 BST on Monday

No arrests have been made over the stabbing of Lithuanian national Mr Juskauskas.

A post-mortem examination found the 42-year-old died from hypovolemic shock, which was caused by multiple stab wounds.

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