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Sergei Skripal was poisoned was killed with the nerve Novichok agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium... The Man who attacked Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov was armed with Nothing More than a Hammer . But he is still convinced That The Russian security services were involved, reports Nick Sturdee.
26. February 2020. A half-naked man to catch his breath and filming in the Half Light . He just grabbed The Phone and stream it live to Instagram. He changes from the selfie mode and we see a Second Man , fully clothed, Face Down lying next to a bed. Out of his head, a half a Meter away of thick Blood , glued to a linoleum floor on which he is drawn, apparently.
He holds a Hammer , and anxious looks over his shoulder, obviously worried, there is still someone in the apartment could.
"Who sent You , I asked!"
"How did You get my address?", ask Tumso.
"she told me. "
"And what's your name?"
"Ruslan . "
Tumso Abdurakhmanov is held, an asylum seeker, and he has just managed to, against A Man who attacked Him with a Hammer as he slept. He expected something Like this to happen. In The Last six months, Two Chechen asylum seekers have been attacked and put in a Berlin Park , The Other stabbed to death in a hotel in the North of France. He tipped it on his head.
Three months later, speaks to The Bbc from a new, Secret Location in Sweden, describes the 34-year-old Tumso, is awakened by a series of blows to The Head , the fight to Get Out from under his duvet, and a strenuous wrestling match That followed, and next to The Bed . Tumso not a great man, But at a certain point, he managed, stunned to see The Man on his attacker, dripping his own Blood on The Other man in the face and in the mouth. The larger man then overwhelmed Him , But eventually, as You tried The Hammer fell from his slippery cotton gloves.
Tumso then it grabbed and dealt a series of blows to his attacker on The Head .
"To begin with, he fought, he tried to protect himself. But after a few blows with The Hammer he began to talk to me. Until then, we have not spoken at all at all. I didn't know if he spoke Russian, or who he was. He gave his name. He Said , 'Please, to beat me. I'll tell You Everything . '"Tumso panting as he arrived questions Mamaev and keeps The Blood - stained Hammer
The Police , to find That the cruel spectacle of Two Russian citizens, beat their heads bloody from a vicious battle with a Hammer . The larger, fully clothed, The Man had already slipped into unconsciousness. The less injured of the Two - Tumso has been arrested. But after Three Days of Police questioning he was reclassified as a victim of A Crime , and the Second Man , 29-year-old Ruslan Mamaev, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, which he denies.
In an extremely rare development, The Investigation was handed over to the country's Security Services. For Tumso lawyer, Jens Sjolund, The Reason for the suspicion That another nation state behind The Attack is Clear . Russia .
Tumso Abdurakhmanov is One of up to 130,000 Chechen refugees in European countries, many of whom have fled the violent and tyrannical rule of the semi-Autonomous Republic's Kremlin-backed leader Ramzan Kadyrov .
He left three years ago after a run-to threats in with the then mayor of Grozny , Kadyrov's cousin, stated That he Disappeared , would be kidnapped, tortured, and possibly killed, Like so many other critics of The Regime .Ramzan Kadyrov , the display of his collection of swords and pistols
Since then, he has blogosphere to be the single most influential and the most prominent opponent of Kadyrov in a lively emigrants. With More Than 350,000 subscribers on his YouTube Channels - and all this despite the fact That the population in Chechnya is only 1. 2 million, he hits relentlessly on Ramzan Kadyrov has apparently limitless power in Chechnya , The Regime , the Human Rights violations and corruption.
New clouds began to gather for the bloggers, after a long phone conversation with Ramzan Kadyrov , the right-hand man, the Chairman of The Chechen Parliament, Magomed Daudov . In Chechnya , the General feared That she is personally responsible for the well-documented campaign of persecution of The Republic of the gay community, simply known by his nickname of "Lord".
Lord initiated The Conversation with Tumso But self-found, sharply criticized the blogger, then the whole thing posted on YouTube, in a series of posts longer than Two hours. Later, when Tumso publicly called Kadyrov's father Akhmat, a traitor for siding with the Russians in their 1999 invasion of The Republic , the Lord apparently decided That it was Time to teach Him a lesson.Magomed Daudov declare a Blood Feud
In March Last Year , Mr for a serving of Russian State officials. "Tumso," He Said , looking at his phone as he filmed himself, "I'm officially They say of me, and of My Brothers . You know who My Brothers are. They talked About Akhmat [Kadyrov], the feud is a Blood . For as long as I have Blood in my veins, You 're my enemy, and The Enemy , of My Brothers . And we find You . "Magomed Daudov whispers in The Ear of Ramzan Kadyrov
it looked even more ominous for Tumso, when pro-Government Social Media broadcast, The Spectacle of his remaining family in Chechnya - an elderly uncle and Two other Relatives , You say That You are disowning the blogger. More Than That , You are expressly granted permission for Him to be murdered.
"Let them do what They want," said Tumso uncle, and cousins. "He is not long more a part of Our Family . From this moment on, if someone kills Him , we allow to take people to his Blood . "Was a Blood Feud , is publicly tolerated - apparently under Duress - due to the planned victim, the family.
came of The Attack , it was on the Lord's Birthday - a fact That reminds One eerily of the 2007 murder of The Journalist Anna Politkovskaya , One of Kadyrov and Vladimir Putin 's most prominent critics, was shot dead on Putin's Birthday , 7. October. In an exciting Instagram post after his release from Police questioning, Tumso filmed himself smiling and winking playfully at the camera, with the written message: "Happy Birthday , Daudov! Sorry, I'm a little late in the game. "
Then he added a Hammer emoji.
the Chechens in Europe and in the Diaspora say They Live under the constant Threat of retaliation and violence - visited, either on themselves or on their Relatives back home. Critics have been beaten and put under pressure, and Kadyrov has his opponents murdered, and well over The Years , and, as well as in Moscow and in Chechnya . Some were influential militant-rich, Sometimes terrorist attacks in Russia - But others were political rivals, or critics accused.
Last August, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili , a senior Commander in The Second war in Chechnya (1999-2005), A Man came on a Bicycle and on the motorcycle leather suit in the small Tiergarten in Berlin. Khangoshvili had prayers on the way to his local mosque for the Friday, and had for some reason taken a turn in The Park . His Family believes Him , That he had been lured there.
had The murder, has been extensively and professionally planned and, if it is unrecognized hadn't for the Two boys, The Killer would probably have escaped. He arrived in Berlin, hours before the murder, to travel, to Poland, where it is, he thought, picked up the gun. He knew exactly where to find and when Khangoshvili, he had planted a means of getaway, exactly where he needed it, and was obviously on a pre-determined exit plan. He must to the suspicion of a sophisticated hit of Russian Intelligence have been operating with accomplices and detailed Intelligence - increase.