Leader of Oplot terrorist organization shot dead in Moscow region
Evgeny Zhilin was arrested in absetia by Kyiv District Pechersk Court on February in suspicion of assault on Maidan activists
A shooting occurred in elite village Gorki-2 near Moscow tonight, on September 19. An unknown felon fired a pistol several times and disappeared, hitting two men. One of them, the 40-year old leader of Oplot Evgeny Zhilin died, another his companion Andrey Kozyrev was hospitalized. This was reported by 112 Ukraine TV channel, citing their source in law enforcement bodies.
According to preliminary data, the killer was waiting for his victims at a table in the restaurant and opened fire as soon as they entered the restaurant. After the murder, the killer left the scene on the car with a driver, waiting near the restaurant.
The source also added that an investigative team is working on the site now.
As it was reported, the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine summoned Zhilin for questioning on August 30. Earlier, Evgeny Zhilin was arrested in absetia by Kyiv District Pechersk Court on February in suspicion of assault on Maidan activists. He was put on the international wanted list.
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