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Reputed Russian Crime Boss Arrested, Charged With Murders

A reputed Russian crime boss has been arrested in Moscow.

Russia's Interior Ministry announced on March 24 that 52-year-old Vilor Struganov (aka: Pasha Tsvetomuzyka) has been sent to the city of Krasnoyarsk for interrogation.

Officials in the Krasnoyarsk region said that Struganov has been charged with the murders of six businessmen and officials linked to the aluminum production business in Siberia in the 1990s.

Struganov was once a partner of Anatoly Bykov, the director of the Aluminum Factory in Krasnoyarsk, in the 1990s.

In 2002, Bykov was found guilty of attempting to organize Struganov's murder and received a suspended sentence.
With reporting by Interfax