Assassination

Are Chechen assassins roaming Europe?
Police at the scene of Mamikhan Umarov’s death
In Depth

Are Chechen assassins roaming Europe?

Dissident blogger who criticised the Russian leader’s ally becomes latest exile to meet violent end
8 Jul 2020
Germany accuses Russia of assassination of Chechen rebel
Berlin shooting
In Brief

Germany accuses Russia of assassination of Chechen rebel

Berlin warns of potential sanctions over the assassination in German capital
19 Jun 2020
Behind the 80s assassination of Sweden’s prime minister
olof Palme
In Depth

Behind the 80s assassination of Sweden’s prime minister

Prosecutors claim they have caught the killer in 34-year-old cold case
11 Jun 2020
The Week Unwrapped: Assassins, audiobooks and Gadhimai
A Chechen special force trooper sits atop an APC decorated with a portrait of former Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov, the father of the current Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, during a traini
In Depth

The Week Unwrapped: Assassins, audiobooks and Gadhimai

Should Europe worry about Chechen death squads? Do audiobooks spell trouble for regular books? And why are some Hindus slaughtering animals?
6 Dec 2019
A history of MPs murdered in office
Spencer Perceval
In Depth

A history of MPs murdered in office

Killing of Labour’s Jo Cox back in the headlines following controversial debate in Parliament
27 Sep 2019