Nikolai Glushkov, a Russian businessman the United Kingdom refused to extradite to Russia on fraud charges, has died in his London home, his neighbor Pat Egan told CNN.
He was a close associate of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who was a friend of murdered spy Alexander Litvinenko.
Mr Glushkov's friend Damian Kudryavtsev posted a tribute on his Facebook page, with a photo of of Mr Glushkov and the simple message: "Nikolai Glushkov 1949-2018".
An inquest into Mr Berezovsky's death recorded an open verdict.
Nikolai Glushkov's death comes amid heightened concern following a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England and as the government said it would investigate the deaths of a number of Russia-linked individuals which have raised suspicions.
"The death is now being treated as an unexplained", a London police statement said.
In the 1990s, Glushkov was the deputy director of LogoVaz, a vehicle sales company founded by Boris Berezovsky, and "Aeroflot", Russia's flagship airline and largest passenger carrier.
Speaking to The Guardian at the time, Glushkov said he was extremely sceptical that Berezovsky who was found hanged in a bathroom had died of natural causes. I have quite different information from what is being published in the media.
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He was released in 2004, before he was granted asylum to the UK.
"Boris was strangled. Either he did it himself or with the help of someone".
He was jailed in 1999 for five years after being charged with money laundering and fraud.
"Too many deaths [of Russian emigres] have been happening".
Billionaire and business oligarch Berezovsky later ran afoul of the Kremlin when he publicly denounced Putin and brought a lawsuit against his ally, fellow billionaire Roman Abramovich.
Glushkov died at his London home aged 68, and his cause of death is yet to be confirmed. In March 2017, he was sentenced to eight years in prison in absentia for stealing $123 million from Aeroflot in Moscow.
Russian Federation has dismissed accusations of any involvement in the Skripal case as "nonsense", saying it would only cooperate with the British investigation if it receives samples of the nerve agent believed to have been used.
"I don't think I've seen him in the last week or so, I hadn't noticed him, but I don't know what's happened - the police said they are still searching and there are lots of police cars".
It was Englishman Paul Casey , not Tiger Woods, who ended his long title drought at the Innisbrook Resort in Florida on Sunday. Reed drew level with Casey after a birdie on 14 but let slip the opportunity to tie his English rival in bogeying the last.
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The Bears selected Fuller 14th overall in the 2014 National Football League draft, and his rookie season was an electric one. Rapoport added the transition tag for cornerbacks is valued at $12.97 million next season.
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After nine seasons, the University of Georgia has made a decision to part ways with Mark Fox , the men's basketball head coach. The Bulldogs could still land an NIT bid, but it remains to be seen if Fox would coach through that tournament or not.
The Syrian government has opened what it calls safe routes out of the enclave, but no civilians are known to have left yet. In the past three weeks, over 900 people have been killed in eastern Ghouta, according to the UK-based monitoring group.
Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia to ease off Qatar, but Trump took the Saudis' side and labeled Qatar a "funder of terrorism". Clearly, Trump does not want a secretary of state, or any Cabinet colleague, who ignores his tweets and gets on with the job.
Arsenal return to action on Thursday night when they play Milan in the return leg of their Europa League tie. Their hopes of participating in Europe's elite competition next season hinge on winning the Europa League .
Following the retro trend, montages of classic films and previous nominees played before each major category was announced. For a ceremony so invested in the future of the industry, it did spend a whole lot of time romanticizing the past.
She also alleged that she was tortured by him and his family members for more than two years with attempts to try and kill her. A BCCI supervisory committee said the allegations, made by Shami's wife, Hasin Jahan, had put them in a hard position.
First responders had to use ropes to rappel down the ravine to reach the injured and then use equipment to cut out them out. Channelview ISD Superintendent Greg Ollis said there were 40 students on the bus that crashed along with six adults.
Suh was voted to the Pro Bowl only once while in Miami and was named second-team All-Pro in the same season (2016). Of course, Suh began his career in the Motor City, which is why the Lions on this list is one that's intriguing.
As you can see in the trailer above, this new expansion will come with a bunch of new cards to play with - 135 in all. Baku the Mooneater: If your deck has only odd-cost cards at the start of the game, your Hero Power is upgraded.
Should Arrieta return to his 2015 or 2016 form then the he will undoubtedly become the biggest steal of the offseason. Arrieta's market had dried up in this freaky offseason after going 14-10 with a 3.53 ERA a year ago with the Cubs.
Malaga lost Samuel Garcia to a direct red card for a rash studs-first tackle into the foot of Alba on the half-hour mark. Barcelona said early Saturday that Messi would miss a match at Malaga later in the day for "personal reasons".
The terrorist organization continues to negotiate with Iran-backed groups to get Gubar back, the sources said. He said in the initial phase 2,000 square kilometers (772.2 square miles) will be taken into control.
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The meeting was attended by representatives of Kannada organisations, littérateurs and official representatives. The "flag" is to be sent to the Centre for its approval. "This is no damage to the national flag".