Man who poisoned Moscow residents with soda comes from Kabardino-Balkaria
When his victims fainted, Murat Sabanov would rob them.
A 26-year-old resident of Kabardino-Balkaria, Murat Sabanov, has been detained in Moscow. He is suspected of distributing poisoned soda in the center of Moscow; when his victims fainted, Murat Sabanov would rob them, 112 reports via Telegram.
The police found Murat in a hostel on Novaya Basmannaya Street, where he rented a bed. According to preliminary data, his victims are 7 people, including The Village journalist.
Previously, it was reported in the media that 24 people suffered from Sabanov’s actions; he would poison them in public gardens near Chistye Prudy, in the Yama and Gorka Park, and in the Zinziver Bar.
During the search, several packets of phenazepam and stolen bags were found on Sabanov. Murat has already confessed to everything, except poisoning The Village correspondent, Lyudmila Chizhova, on Chistye Prudy. According to him, when he met with Lyudmila and her companion, they were already very drunk and passed out themselves.
The intel scandal involving Oleg Smolenkov, who had access to the Kremlin and possessed valuable information, has become a widely discussed topic. It was CNN who reported, citing sources in the CIA and Donald Trump administration, on the “informant” being evacuated from Russia in 2017. It turned out that for certain people in Russia, the spy’s disappearance was not a secret, while the Russian elite denied the fact of espionage in unison with the American one. The Smolenkov family was forced to leave their luxurious mansion in Virginia, and their current whereabouts are unknown. Smolenkov’s “patron,” Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation for the International Sector Yury Ushakov, continues to fulfill his duties. The CrimeRussia looked into the story of “exfiltration” of the top informant and the possible consequences of his work as an intelligencer.