June 3, 2023

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The boss of the intelligence base, Bellingad, was added to the wanted list

Krysto Grochev, who recently declared that his site was “the Kremlin’s worst nightmare,” was charged with violating an article of the Russian criminal code without further details.

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Journalist Christo Grozev, executive director of the Bellingcat investigative site, has been placed on a wanted list in Russia, according to information available on Monday, December 26, in the database of the site of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Christo Grozev, a Bulgarian citizen, was born on May 20, 1969. “Wanted for Violation of Article of Russian Criminal Code”According to the same source, it did not provide further details.

Founded in July 2014 by British blogger Elliott Higgins, the Netherlands-based Bellingad site specializes in journalism based on the analysis of data accessible to everyone online, Osind (Open source intelligence in English). The site specifically investigated the alleged involvement of Russian intelligence in the 2014 downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, which killed 298 people, in the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal or dissident Alexei Navalny.

Recently, the Bellingad team has focused mainly on the Russian military intervention in Ukraine, which began at the end of February. Russia, recently called Bellingate “threat”The organization decided “undesirable” in its territory. In September, Christo Grozev, who was in charge of Moscow’s investigations, confirmed Bellingate in an interview with AFP. “The Kremlin’s Worst Nightmare”.