Khangoshvili was shot in the Berlin district of Moabit in August 2019. In December, German prosecutors said that the killing was organized by Russian authorities or the structure of the Chechen Republic. As argued by the Agency that Moscow suspected him of involvement in the banned terrorist organization “Caucasus Emirate”.
Russian Ambassador summoned to German foreign Ministry over the killing of Georgians in Berlin
A suspect in the murder khangoshvili was detained. As reported by the journalists of Bellingcat, The Insider and Spiegel, talking about the citizen of Russia Vadim Krasikov, who was in Germany with a fake passport in the name of Vadim Sokolov. On 18 June the Prosecutor General’s office of Germany advanced against Vadim K. (in documents, also referred to as Vadim S.) charges under two articles “Murder” and “Illegal possession of weapons”.
The Russian foreign Ministry called the allegations speculation. In December, President Vladimir Putin, commenting on the murder khangoshvili, called it “a tough and bloody man”, which was organized by one of the explosions in the Moscow metro.
Nord Stream 2 — “daughter” of “Gazprom”, which deals with the construction of “Nord stream-2”. The capacity of the pipeline is 55 billion cubic meters per year, the cost is estimated at €9.5 billion In the project, in addition to “Gazprom” invested companies from Austria, Germany, France and the Netherlands: OMV, Wintershall Dea, Uniper, Shell and Engie.
In December last year, Washington imposed sanctions against companies involved in the construction of “Nord stream-2”. Shortly thereafter, Swiss Allseas, which was engaged in laying pipes, stopped working. At that time, had to lay 160 km of pipeline. “Gazprom” plans to launch the “Nord stream-2” at the end of this year.