Lithuania: “Russian special forces involved in the attack on Russian opposition politician Volkov”

Lithuania: “Russian special forces involved in the attack on Russian opposition politician Volkov”

The Lithuanian government suspects the involvement of Russian special forces in the attack on Russian opposition politician Leonid Volkov in Vilnius last Tuesday. This is what the independent Russian media wrote Moscow Times Thursday. Volkov was sprayed in the eyes with tear gas and Attack with a hammer. The 43-year-old man survived the attack and was taken to hospital.

Volkov is a senior member of FBK, the opposition party founded by Alexei Navalny. Last month, the famous Russian opposition leader died in a Russian concentration camp.

According to Lithuanian intelligence chief Darius Junisskis, there is “political terrorism” “organized by Russia.” The attack is said to have been carried out by a local Russian special forces recruit. According to Junskis, Russia is recruiting citizens in all three Baltic states.

Elections will be held in Russia starting Friday. According to Junskis, the attack on Volkov was aimed at deterring Russian opposition leaders who want to launch a campaign against President Vladimir Putin.

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