The foreign Ministry rejected the involvement of the leadership of Chechnya to murder in Austria
Moscow denied reports about the alleged involvement of the Chechen authorities to the murder of a Chechen blogger near Vienna, such speculation is irrelevant and only hinder objective investigation, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"Currently, we are investigating the circumstances of the incident, including clarification of the citizenship of the killed and detained. Russian Embassy in Austria actively cooperates with the competent bodies of this state," Zakharova said at the briefing.
Earlier the representative of police Walter Shwarzenegger reported RIA Novosti, that asylum-seekers from Russia, was killed last Saturday evening in the city of Gerasdorf near Vienna. The representative of Prosecutor's office of Korneuburg (lower Austria) Friedrich Kehl told RIA Novosti that the victim - a Russian citizen of Chechen origin by the name of Martin Beck. Arrested and placed in jail two suspects in the murder, they are also Chechens. The consequence does not exclude a political motive for the murder, said Kehl.
As previously reported by the TV channel OE24, the investigation believes that the murder was custom-made. According to the channel, we are talking about 43-year-old native of Chechnya, who led a vlog on YouTube under the name "Anzor from Vienna". Born in the U. Mamichan arrived in Austria in 2005 and recently received the passport of the foreigner in the name of Martin B.