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'Risk Factor' Murder in Vienna Leads Investigators to Chechen President

In January 2009, an asylum seeker from Chechnya was gunned down in front of a supermarket in Vienna. Austrian investigators now say that their inquiries have led them to suspect that Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov may have been behind the slaying. Their findings could strain relations between Europe and Russia.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan