Police in France believe they have identified the man who killed anti-Putin blogger Imran Aliev in France last month.
A source told Insider that the man — whom authorities refuse to name — travelled to Germany, then flew to Moscow.
Investigators think Aliev’s death is linked to Ramzan Kadyrov, the ruler of Chechnya, a semi-autonomous part of Russia.
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French police investigating the murder of a Chechen dissident blogger in a hotel room in Lille have identified a man who traveled with the victim from Belgium as the primary suspect.
According to an official who spoke to Insider, the suspect fled France shortly after the attack and went to Russia.
The detail further suggests that the attack is the work of a hitman linked to Ramzan Kadyrov, the president of Russia’s semi-autonomous Chechnya region.
Officials have thus far refused to release the identity of the suspect…