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MURDER IN BERLIN

Germany’s Approach to Russia Comes at a Cost

Salisbury” is now shorthand for a Russian murder attempt. What will “Berlin” stand for?

Unlike in the cases of the ex-spy Sergei Skripal and the defector Alexander Litvinenko, the hitman who murdered Zelimkhan Khangoshvili on August 23rd did not use a weapon of mass destruction. No polonium (which killed Litvinenko in London in 2007) or nerve agent (which was meant to kill Mr. Skripal in Salisbury in March 2018).

Instead, he used a gun, firing three shots that killed the fugitive Georgian citizen (and ethnic Chechen) instantly.

Continue reading the article published on the CEPA website.