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Russian businessman, friend and business partner of tycoon Boris Berezovsky, Nikolai Glushkov, whose body was discovered March 12 at his home in London, was strangled with a dog leash. It is reported by the Independent, citing investigators.
Pathologists also said that the cause of death of the businessman was compression of the neck. No evidence of a link between the murder of Glushkov and the attempted assassination of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who was poisoned on March 4, in Salisbury, no. Upon the death of the businessman criminal case about murder.
On the death of 68-year-old entrepreneur was known March 13.
In 2017, a businessman was sentenced in absentia by a Moscow court to eight years in prison on charges of embezzlement of nearly 123 million from “Aeroflot” in complicity with Berezovsky in the 1990s. Glushkov lived in the UK, where he was in 2010 given political asylum.
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