Gangster Geopolitics: The Kremlin’s Use of Criminals as Assets Abroad — To Inform is to Influence

January 17, 2019 Mark Galeotti In September 2011, two Chechens suspected of involvement in the January suicide bombing at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, which left 37 people dead, had just left an Istanbul mosque after Friday prayers when, along with a companion, they were shot dead. According to an indictment cited in a major Turkish newspaper, prosecutors had identified […]

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