Czech law enforcement agencies suggest that the carriage of the poison ricin in the Czech Republic for the assassination of local politicians and officials could be involved, acting head of mission Rossotrudnichestvo in this country, Andrew Konchakov. About this may 10, told the Czech public broadcaster Česká televize.
On the morning of 11 may, the recording of the program 168 hodin on the website of the channel is not available (appears the message 404 Not Found), but the snippet posted on Twitter blogger Jiri Grebenar. In addition, the plot told the Russian edition of The Insider.
According to sources, a TV channel in law enforcement, friendly intelligence agencies have warned the Czech colleagues that Kondakov will arrive in Prague on March 14 and in diplomatic baggage to transport the poison ricin. Konchakov really arrived on March 14 in the capital of the Czech Republic, but it did not linger.
The reporters found that the Luggage Konchakova not tested because of fears that the information received can be part of a disinformation campaign to discredit the Czech intelligence services.
According to sources, Česká televize, Konchakova met at the airport first Secretary of the Russian Embassy Alexander Antonov and together they went to the diplomatic mission.
Formal charges Konakovo not charged.
The Insider was able to confirm that on March 14, the diplomat flew to Prague from Moscow.
That Konakov is the Prime suspect in the delivery of ricin to Prague on may 10 announced the publication Seznam Zprávy. Journalists asked the Ambassador for comment. He said “it must be a mistake”, because he carried in his suitcase “sanitizer and candy.”
Czech intelligence, according Seznam Zprávy, says Konchakova employee of one of Russian security services.
26 APR Czech newspaper Respekt published an investigationwhere it was alleged that three weeks ago in Prague arrived the employee of the Russian special services with a diplomatic passport, which with me could be the poison ricin to poison a number of Czech officials, including the mayor of the Czech capital Zdenek Griba and the head of administration of the 6th district of Prague ondřej Kolář. After that, Grzyba and Kolář took custody.
The Russian Embassy in Prague has called the publication of speculation and called to give her “appropriate assessment”.
Kolář was one of the initiators of the Prague dismantling of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev and Grzyb – renaming the square in front of the Russian Embassy in honor of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Both events caused a negative reaction in Russia. The imprint of the Russian Federation initiated on the fact of demolition of the monument to a criminal case under part 3 of article 354.1 to the Criminal code (desecration of symbols of Russia’s military glory, committed publicly), and the Russian Embassy in Prague decided to change the address.