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Adlan Khasanov

Russian journalist and photographer

Died when: 33 years 350 days (407 months)
Star Sign: Gemini


Adlan Khasanov

Adlan Khasanov (Russian: Адлан Хасанов 25 May 1970 – 9 May 2004) was a Russian Chechen journalist and photographer, killed in action in Grozny.

Khasanov studied journalism at the Chechen State University, and later worked in newspapers as a reporter and photographer.He also worked for Reuters and Radio Liberty.

He was killed during a 9 May Victory Day parade at the "Dynamo" stadium in Grozny, in a bomb blast carried out by Chechen separatists in an attempt to eliminate Kremlin-backed Chechen President Akhmad Kadyrov.

The stadium had undergone remodeling and reconstruction, and, according to reports, a bomb placed inside a concrete part of the structure escaped security detection sweeps.

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