21 January 2020,   21:14
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Rude and bloody man. He was one of the organizers of the 2010 Moscow subway blast - Putin on Khangoshvili

Vladimir Putin has said the ethnic Chechen Georgian national killed in Berlin this summer was behind a Moscow subway blast.

Speaking at a news conference in Paris on December 9 following peace talks with the leaders of Ukraine, France, and Germany, Putin described Zelimkhan Khangoshvili as “a hardened and murderous fighter” wanted in Russia.

Putin said Khangoshvili “killed 98 people in one of his acts” and that he was also one of the organizers of a Moscow metro blast in 2010. Russia President gave no further details.


Khangoshvili, 40, who had previously fought alongside separatists in Russia"s Chechnya region, was shot twice in the head in Kleiner Tiergarten Park on August 23.

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