: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Berlin hit job could blight German-Russian relations

BERLIN — It was a textbook hit job. Up until the suspected assassin was arrested carrying a Russian passport, that is.
Berlin is quietly seething over the assassination of a Chechen rebel fighter who was gunned down in broad daylight last week, allegedly by a man authorities believe to be a Russian agent.
The case, which carries echoes of the poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury in 2018 and a string of successful assassinations in recent years of enemies of the Kremlin, would mark the first time such a murder was carried out on German soil in the post-Cold …read more

Source:: European Voice