Yusuf Lakayev

Abkhazia demands extradition of Russian diplomat’s murderer

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

იუსუპ ლაკაევი. TBILISI, DFWatch–Authorities in breakaway Abkhazia demand the extradition of a Georgian prisoner suspected of assassinating a Russian diplomat and his wife in Abkhazia in 2013. […]

Russian given 12 years for Batumi shooting

By | June 12th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Batumi City Court. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Batumi City Court on Wednesday sentenced a man to 12 years in jail, who is suspected of murdering a Russian diplomat and his wife in Abkhazia last year. Yusuf Lakayev, an ethnic Chechen, was charged with illegally crossing the border, illegally […]

Russian prosecutor asks Georgia to extradite murder suspect

By | November 5th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Sukhumi, the main town in breakaway Abkhazia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prosecutor’s Office in Russia has asked Georgia to extradite a man suspected of murdering a Russian diplomat in Abkhazia two months ago. Russian media write that the Russian Prosecutor’s Office has sent an official request to Georgia asking […]

Ivanishvili: border reinforcement has to do with Olympics

By | September 27th, 2013|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: , , |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili says the moving of the border line near the villages Ditsi and Dvani is connected to security around the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics. His comments were made on Wednesday while meeting economic analysts at his business […]

Russia asks Georgia to extradite suspect in diplomat’s murder

By | September 21st, 2013|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A Russian citizen from Chechnya who was recently detained for a shooting in Batumi is a suspect in the murder of a Russian diplomat in Abkhazia. The information comes from the de facto General Prosecutor of Abkhazia. According to Russian media, the […]

Suspect in Batumi shooting wanted for diplomat’s murder in Abkhazia

By | September 20th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A Russian citizen who was detained for shooting a cop in Batumi is suspected of murdering a Russian diplomat in Abkhazia on September 9. According to Russian channel NTV, Yusuf Lakayev is suspected of murdering the Russian envoy to the breakaway […]