Home » News » Kadyrov accused of murder in Austria

Kadyrov accused of murder in Austria


The Finnish-Russian Civic Forum (FINROSFORUM) promotes cooperation between the peoples of Finland and Russia by supporting civic initiatives for democracy, human rights, and free speech.

Archives

Media_httpgraphics8ny_mpyuf

Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov ordered the kidnapping of a Chechen exile in Vienna in 2009, Austria’s counterterrorism department concluded. Kadyrov has denied any role in the killing of Umar Israilov, who was living in exile when he was fatally shot last year.

The Austrian government’s investigators concluded that Kadyrov ordered Israilov's kidnapping, and that the group of Chechens who tried to snatch Israilov from a Viennese street botched the job. One of them shot Israilov after he broke free and tried to escape.

The conclusions, which are based largely on circumstantial evidence, shift the focus now to Austria’s federal prosecutors’ office, which has been preparing indictments. A close Kadyrov aide, Shaa Turlayev, met with two of the suspects in the killing before Israilov was shot.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/world/europe/28austria.html?hpw


Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: