Mikhail Lesin

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Born July 11, 1958
Died November 5, 2015 (Age 57)
Cause of death
"Blunt force injuries of the head"
Victim of murder

Mikhail Lesin was an associate of Vladimir Putin and credited with creating Russia Today.[1]


On November 5, 2015 November 5, 2015 was found dead in a hotel room in Washington, D.C. The cause of death was initially described as a "heart attack"[2] although some independent media predicted that this would later be revised to an unsolved murder.[1]

In March 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Chief Medical Examiner had noted “blunt force injuries of the head”.[3]


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