German Prosecutors Say Man Charged in Berlin Murder Was Acting for Moscow

Lavern Vogel

BERLIN—German prosecutors on Thursday billed a Russian citizen who they mentioned was acting on the Kremlin’s orders in the murder of a Georgian national in Berlin past 12 months.

Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, a previous Chechen rebel leader, was shot useless in the German capital in August. The suspected killer, a Russian national recognized in the indictment as Vadim K. was arrested near the scene.


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