It wouldn’t surprise us should this killing be blamed on Putin. Until recently, Putin enjoys at least 80% Russian population popularity. There simply is no motivation to eliminate political enemies at this time.
He should know. He comes from the intelligence community. And so far, all he’s done is being effective at his strategies in Ukraine, Syria and Crimea.
In deep contrast, the other side is so notorious for launching false flag operations when checkmated.
Well, the Minsk Peace Talks 2.0 was another checkmate for the CIA, right?