A screen shot from a Russia 1 television channel interview with former organised crime hitman Alexei Sherstobitov, known as “Alexei the Soldier". The assassin has become a celebrity behind bars.

Last hitman standing: assassin for Russian organised crime gangs turns kills into thrills as he pens bestselling autobiography

Alexei the Soldier’s weapon of choice was an anti-tank rocket, he took a contract on his first boss, and claims he was hired to eliminate Boris Berezovsky. Betrayed by love, he’s forged a remarkable new career behind bars and written his life story

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A screen shot from a Russia 1 television channel interview with former organised crime hitman Alexei Sherstobitov, known as “Alexei the Soldier". The assassin has become a celebrity behind bars.
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