A local businessman and aide to a deputy in the Russian Duma has been killed in the city of Ulyanovsk in the Volga region.
A local police spokesman in Ulyanovsk said Roman Sagdeyev, 43, was found dead with gunshot wounds in the fitness club at Ulyanovsk's Arena sports center early on October 11.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.
Sagdeyev was an aide to the Duma Deputy Vladislav Tretyak.
Tretyak, a former goalkeeper for the Soviet Union's national ice-hockey team, is a world celebrity considered to be one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of ice hockey.
Based on reporting by RIA Novosti and Interfax