Boris Yeltsin, the Russian ex-president is on a check-up in a Berlin cardiology center, according to the Tagesspiegel paper. The newspaper's report is based on the information obtained from Prof. Roland Hetzer, director of the Berlin Rudolf Virhow Hospital and a world renowned expert in open heart operations. A Russian diplomat in Berlin confirmed that Yeltsin was there, pointing out that the ex-president was in Berlin on a private visit. The diplomat did not deny the fact that Yeltsin might consult German doctors, but refused to affirm that he "was in a Berlin hospital".
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986