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Russian diplomat found dead lying on pavement outside embassy in Berlin – World News

The 35-year-old Russian diplomat – with family links to the infamous FSB security service – was found dead outside the embassy in Berlin amid reports he may have fallen from the building

The body was found outside the embassy in Berlin (file photo)

A Russian diplomat has been found dead lying on a pavement outside the embassy in Berlin.

The 35-year-old man’s body was found early on October 19.

Sources told German media the man had fallen from an upper floor at the embassy.

Berlin police declined to comment and directed all questions to public prosecutors, who were not immediately available for
comment.

The discovery of a body outside the Russian diplomatic mission has not been reported previously.

Security sources told the magazine it was unclear how the diplomat had fallen and what had caused his death.

The Russian embassy had not agreed to an autopsy, Der Spiegel said.

The man, who has not been named, was officially listed as an embassy second secretary, the magazine said.

He was also related by family to a Russia-based senior officer of the FSB’s second directorate, which deals with anti-terrorism.

Der Spiegel quoted the Russian embassy saying the incident was a “tragic accident” on which it would not comment “for ethical reasons”.

A German Foreign Ministry spokesman told a regular news briefing on Friday that the German government was aware of the death of a Russian diplomat in Berlin but could not give any details.

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