Grandpa Hassan, King of the Russian mafia killed in the middle of Moscow, shot in the head.
Usoyan Aslan, aka Grandpa Hassan and King of the Russian mafia, was shot by a sniper in central Moscow around 14.30 am local time.
Expected start of a fierce gang warfare.
Usoyan was struck down with a shot to the head when leaving the restaurant.
When the attack was injured and a woman who may have been with Grandpa Hassan. There is no danger for her life
According to unofficial information Usoyan 75-year-old died in the ambulance on the way to hospital. In other reports, however, he died in hospital. After being shot, fell into a critical condition and his dying moment did not come to mind.
Investigators believe the shooter used armor-piercing bullets.
Grandpa Hassan is considered the most influential representatives of the criminal world in the post-Soviet space. He is supposed to control the criminal business in southern Russia since the late 80s of last century.
The most famous is his aide Vyacheslav Ivankov - Yaponchik, who was also killed by a sniper in Moscow in 2009
Usoyan himself survived a similar assassination attempt in 2010