Counter-terrorism system examines death of Berezovsky pal who declared political asylum in UK after scams conviction
A Russian exile who was friends with the late oligarchBoris Berezovskyhas actually been discovered dead in his London house, inning accordance with buddies.
Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was found by his friends and family late on Monday night. The cause of death is not yet clear. Among his pals, the paper editor Damian Kudryavtsev, published the news onhis Facebook page.
Without validating the male’s name, the Metropolitan cops stated the counter-terrorism command system was leading the examination into the death “as a safety measure since of associations that the guy is thought to have actually had”.
It stated there was no proof at present to recommend a connect to poisoning in Salisbury of the Russian previous mole Sergei Skripal and his child, Yulia. The Skripals stay in a crucial condition.
Police were called by the London ambulance service to a domestic address in New Malden at 10.46 pm on Monday. “An examination is under method following the death of a male in his 60s in Kingston district,” stated the Met.
On Tuesday a cluster of blue camping tents had actually been set up to cover the front of Glushkov’s home and numerous uniformed cops stood in front of a cordon.