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A Russian crime boss was killed in Ukraine after being recruited from prison to fight in the war, say reports

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Smoke rises from Bakhmut, Donetsk region, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine on September 15, 2022. Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images
The boss of a Russian crime gang was serving a 23-year jail term when he requested to fight in Ukraine.
He went to the frontline by the shadowy Wagner Group, who had been recruiting prisoners to fight.
Igor Kusk died after being hit in the head by shrapnel while fighting in the Donbas region.
A Russian crime boss who was serving a 23-year jail term before leaving prison to fight in Ukraine was killed in action, according to the Russian outlet Business...
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