Investigation of the death of Nikolai Glushkov, who was one of the closest associates of Boris Berezovsky, is being investigated by the anti-terrorist police.
how transmits March 13 Sky News, this was announced in Scotland Yard. They explained that anti-terrorist units were interested in the incident “because of the connections that the deceased had.” However, no connection with the poisoning of former Colonel GRU Sergei Skripal until the police did not see. The death of Glushkov is officially called “inexplicable”.
how reported Earlier, Nikolai Glushkov died at the age of 69 in his house in central London. Kommersant, referring to its sources, wrote that traces of strangulation were found on the neck of the deceased. According to preliminary information, the versions of both murders and suicides are considered. Recall, Boris Berezovsky found hanged in March 2013 also in London. According to the official version, no one helped him to tighten the noose.
Nikolay Glushkov in 1989-1991 was the deputy head (Berezovsky) in the company LogoVAZ. Then he headed the financial department of AvtoVAZ, in 1996 became deputy general director of Aeroflot. In 2000, he was arrested on charges of embezzlement of the airline. Glushkov was accused of fraud, embezzlement of currency, as well as in laundering abroad of the criminal acquired and non-return of money to the country. In 2004, he was sentenced to three years and three months in prison and released right in the courtroom (he served time in court). In 2010, Glushkov received political asylum in the UK. In 2017 Savelovsky court of Moscow again condemned the fugitive – he was sentenced in absentia to the eight years of the colony of the general regime in the case of embezzlement of Aeroflot funds in the 1990s.
Recall, the death of Russian refugees in the UK in recent years – the focus of attention due to poisoning the former Colonel GRU Sergei Skripal, in which the country’s Prime Minister Teresa May accused Russia.