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INCIDENT IN MOSCOW | 2005-02-12

Some years back I was walking with my nephew in Moscow when we came across a dead man lying in the street who had been shot by the Russian Mafia.

I pointed out to my nephew what a professional job it was. The man was dead before he hit the ground, which took a calm shot.

Obviously the world I was familiar with was not the world of my sister or Alan Dershowitz.