Berlin: Mysterious death – alleged spy found in front of the embassy


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A Russian diplomat is found dead in front of the diplomatic mission in Berlin. The case is a mystery.

Berlin – Almost two weeks ago, a 35-year-old embassy secretary of the Russian diplomatic mission was found dead on the sidewalk in front of the Berlin embassy building. That reports the Spiegel. The circumstances of his death are still unclear. According to German security authorities, the man is said to have been a camouflaged employee of the Russian domestic secret service FSB.

As the Politik-Magazin further states, property protectors of the Berlin police are said to have found the man’s lifeless body on the sidewalk in front of the Russian embassy building in Berlin at around 7:20 a.m. on October 19. The rescue workers called in tried to reanimate the man – in vain. The man is said to have fallen from one of the upper floors of the building.

Mysterious death – alleged spy found in front of the Berlin embassy

According to an official list of diplomats, the man should be loud Spiegel have been accredited as Second Embassy Secretary in Berlin since summer 2019. The German security authorities, however, saw him as a disguised employee of the Russian domestic secret service FSB. He is also said to have been related to a high-ranking officer in the second service of the FSB – the department is connected to the Tiergarten murder in Berlin in 2019.

According to research, officials from the second service of the Russian domestic intelligence service are also involved in the 2020 poison attack on Alexey Navalny.

The report went on to say that the Russian embassy did not consent to an autopsy of the body. From security circles he wants Spiegel learned that the circumstances of the alleged fall and the cause of death are “unknown”. The diplomat’s body is said to be in Russia by now. on SpiegelWhen asked, the Russian embassy spoke of a “tragic accident” that was not commented on for “ethical reasons”. Since the deceased had a diplomatic passport, the public prosecutor could not initiate an investigation into the cause of death. (aka) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.


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