Killer from the 90s lives in Togliatti: he is married, enjoys jogging and brings up daughter 

Killer from the 90s lives in Togliatti: he is married, enjoys jogging and brings up daughter
Robert Berezin

Robert Berezin started his criminal career in Togliatti gang of Igor Sirotenko.

43-year-old Robert Berezin, who was arrested on charges of killing two people in the 90's, has been living in Togliatti for 20 years. Berezin is married, brings up a 13-year-old daughter, MK writes. Early in the morning he was jogging in a local park, shopped with his mother and did not attract the attention of law enforcement officers. Announced wanted in 1997 the killer lived under the passport of the USSR citizen.

Local operatives returned to the case of Berezin only after the order of the Moscow investigators. The killer from the 90s was detained on August 29 this year near a shopping center on Barkovskaya Street in Togliatti. Berezin was escorted to the airport by his 13-year-old daughter.


The detention

Berezin became criminal being a minor. First, he was sent to serve in the building battalion, and after he entered the Togliatti gang of Igor Sirotenko aka Sirota. The controlled a significant part of the kiosks, shops and markets, some parking lots, gas stations, wholesale depots, warehouses, and even one of the plants. The financial interests of Sirota stretched far beyond the city limits. The mob had some assets in Sochi and Moscow.

Moskovsky Komsomolets calls Robert Berezin one of the four killers of the Sirota's gang. Meanwhile, Kommersant wrote in 1998 that Berezin was fulfilling the order of the Medvedkovskaya gang. In September 1997, the killer mistakenly shot the wrong man in the entrance of an apartment building on Butyrskaya Street in Moscow. And the next day Berezin shot 'ordered' businessman Alexander Hnatyuk. The businessman lost his life for the loan, Kommersant penned. Hnatyuk took a large credit from a firm controlled by the Medvedkovskaya gang, and could not return the money in time. The members of the organized crime group first threatened, and then hired the killer for the elimination of the insolvent client. The killer got 10 thousand dollars for work.


A few months after Hnatyuk's assassination, a circle of suspects was identified, several Medvedkovskaya gang’s bandits were declared on the federal wanted list. One of them, a certain Kitov, was detained several days ago in Orel. The second alleged murderer, a certain Shuleshov, died of a drug overdose in early 1998. The third killer - Robert Berezin - fled abroad. He was put on the international wanted list, investigators said. Employees found and detained Berezin in Togliatti, and then transferred him to Moscow.

The killer is charged with the Murder of two persons, committed by a group of persons on a preliminary conspiracy for hire (items (a, g, f), part 2, Article 105 of the Criminal Code). Robert Berezin is arrested. 



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