The Russian Interior Ministry has confirmed that Aslan Usoyan, known as criminal boss Grandfather Khasan, died from wounds in the hospital after he was killed in central Moscow.
"Usoyan has died from wounds," the Interior Ministry told Interfax.
The killing of Usoyan could be linked to a conflict between criminal groups, a source in the law enforcement agencies told Interfax.
"The first thing that comes to mind in connection with the attack against Usoyan is a conflict between various criminal groups," the source said.
The source said Usoyan's killing could exacerbate the conflicts between criminal groups.
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