Exposing the General-the major of SBU Valery Shaytanov can strike at the Russian spy network in the West, the arrest of a Ukrainian officer could not happen in Kiev and in Germany. This 19 of April wrote to the publication Bild.
FSB Colonel Igor Egorov, named by the Ukrainian security services liaison in Shaytanov, is a senior officer in the unit “V” of the Russian intelligence service, tasked to eliminate the West people regarded in Russia as “terrorists.” So, there is information that the unit had organized the murder of former Chechen warlord Zelimkhan khangoshvili in Berlin in August 2019.
Direct evidence of the involvement Egorova or Shaytanov to the crime in Berlin’s Tiergarten district no, but the investigation is underway, said sources Bild.
The network of Russian intelligence obviously has links not only with Germany but also with Ukraine, France and Croatia – the countries, which are home to many Russian immigrants, in particular, have Chechen roots, says the publication.
The devils made several trips to Germany to meet with their Russian curators. According to Bild, Western intelligence agencies helped the Ukrainians to observe a major-General and his henchmen. Until recently it was not clear where the delay Shaytanov – in Germany or in Ukraine, the newspaper notes.
Shaytanov, who is suspected of state treason and preparing terrorist acts, was detained on 14 April. April 15, Shevchenkovskiy district court of Kyiv has arrested major-General until June 14, inclusive. On 16 April , the SBU announced the arrest of a probable accomplice Shaytanov, also intelligence officer. According to investigators, the officer of the SBU was able to participate in the preparation of the murder of Ukrainian volunteer Chechen origin of Adam Osmaev.
August 23, 2019 in Berlin killer on a Bicycle rode up to khangoshvili and killed him with several shots. 6 Dec Bellingcat published an investigation stating that the man detained by German police after the murder, name is Vadim Krasikov. In the February investigation was told about the relations Krasikova with the FSB.