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An apparent assassination in Germany has all the hallmarks of the Kremlin — and Russia doesn’t seem to care

  • The daylight killing of a Chechen militant in Berlin looks increasingly like the work of Russia, though the Kremlin denies it.
  • Investigators recently published evidence they say proves the suspect had a fake ID which only the Russian state could provide.
  • A longtime Israeli intelligence operative, speaking anonymously, told Insider that the cover provided would not withstand much scrutiny — a common feature in Russia-linked killings.
  • Extensive databases and new technology, the source said, mean that techniques once used to falsify identities no longer work.
  • For Russia to continue such work, knowing the likelihood of getting caught, is tantamount to saying that it does not care.

Continue reading the published article on the Business Insider news website.