Aslan Usoyan

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Inside the Ignoble Burial of a Russian Mob King

Aslan Usoyan laid to rest yesterday

(Newser) - Aslan Usoyan, the Russian mob boss killed by a sniper on Wednesday , was buried yesterday outside of Moscow, and the New York Times' description of his ignoble burial stands in stark contrast to what these funerals are typically like. While past mob bosses found a final resting place in some... More »

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 »

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