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Sniper Kills Russian Mob Boss

'Grandpa Hassan' gunned down while leaving Moscow restaurant

(Newser) - The third time was not the charm for Aslan Usoyan, a prominent Russian mob boss who was assassinated today after surviving two previous hits. Officials say "Grandpa Hassan" was killed by a single bullet fired by a sniper as he was leaving a Moscow restaurant. The 75-year-old last survived... More »

Russian Billionaire's Plans May Hold Up Chrysler Purchase

(Newser) - A Russian billionaire with possible mob ties plans to buy a major stake in the company that aims to purchase Chrysler. If aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska  does buy the $1.54 billion stake in Magna International, the cash will come in handy for the Chrysler deal. But Oleg's shady past... More »

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