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Russian Millionaire with Ties to Putin Dies in DC
« on: November 06, 2015, 07:52:29 PM »
A prominent Russian politician with strong ties to the Kremlin has been found dead in a DC hotel. Mikhail Lesin, the former head of media affairs for the Russian government who's been accused of curtailing the country’s press freedoms, had been staying at Hotel Dupont when he was found dead on Thursday, according to officials.

Lesin is credited with creating Russia Today the precursor to RT, the official media source of RUA.  :laugh:

According to US Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Lesin has multiple residences in Los Angeles worth $28 million plus other assets in Europe and the US worth millions. Wicker last year sent a letter to then US AG Eric Holder asking for an investigation of Lesin over allegations of corruption and money laundering. Asking how a career Russian politician could have acquired assets worth millions of USD.

Is it murder, suicide or natural cases? Is it connected to ISIS and the downing of the Russian Metrojet?

http://news.yahoo.com/putin-associate-found-dead-dc-hotel-003132222--abc-news-topstories.html
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Re: Russian Millionaire with Ties to Putin Dies in DC
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2016, 12:58:13 PM »
Don't shoot the messenger, links to articles posted, don't necessarily reflect my personal opinion.

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Re: Russian Millionaire with Ties to Putin Dies in DC
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2016, 03:19:11 PM »
It was an accident obvs....
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Re: Russian Millionaire with Ties to Putin Dies in DC
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2016, 10:46:29 AM »
Mikhail Lesin death: Russia demands details from US

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35790526
Don't shoot the messenger, links to articles posted, don't necessarily reflect my personal opinion.