…in modern Russia it is sometimes difficult even to know if you are working for the gangsters. The assassination of organised-crime boss Vasily Naumov in 1997 came as a particular embarrassment to the St Petersburg police when it emerged that his bodyguards were members of Saturn, one of their elite rapid-response squads, moonlighting and apparently engaged legitimately through a front company.
Galeotti, Mark. Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia (Kindle Locations 4192-4195). Yale University Press. Kindle Edition.