Federal prosecutors in Germany filed charges against the citizen of the Russian Federation on the case of murder of Georgian citizen in Berlin in the summer of 2019. About this today reported the press service of the Ministry.
The Russians, whose message called Vadim K., charged with murder and illegal possession of weapons. He reportedly took the order to kill from the agencies that are subject to the government of the Russian Federation.
“The background of the order to murder was the opposition of the victim to the Russian Central government, the governments of the Autonomous republics of Chechnya and Ingushetia, as well as the Pro-Russian government of Georgia”, – stated in the message.
23 Aug 2019 killer on a Bicycle rode up to khangoshvili and killed him with several shots. The killer was soon arrested.
6 Dec Bellingcat published an investigation stating that the man detained by German police after the murder khangoshvili, name is Vadim Krasikov, he moved to Germany according to the documents issued in the name of Vadim Sokolov. Investigators believe he is linked to the FSB.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that khangoshvili – “bloody Thriller”, allegedly involved in the bombings in the Moscow subway.
Khangoshvili is an ethnic Chechen who was born in the Pankisi gorge (Georgia). According to “German wave”, khangoshvili had Georgian passport in the name Tornike Kavtarashvili. In 2015, Tbilisi khangoshvili made an attempt. After that he moved to Ukraine and then to Germany. During the Second Chechen war khangoshvili commanded one of the units which fought against Russia, and later collaborated with the secret services of Georgia.