Became aware of the circumstances surrounding the death of Michael Lesina in the United States

Became aware of the circumstances surrounding the death of Michael Lesina in the United States

Edition of the Washington Post has shed light over the mysterious circumstances of the death of Mikhail Lesin, a body which two years ago was found in a room at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.

The death of Russian statesman and the founder of the propaganda channel Russia Today has become the cause of many speculations, assumptions and suspicions.

Became aware of the circumstances surrounding the death of Michael Lesina in the United States

According to a police report obtained by WP in accordance with the Law on freedom of information, he abused alcohol within three days prior to the death of 5 November 2015.

Recall that according to the official version, the General Director of «Gazprom-Media holding» and a former adviser of Vladimir Putin, died from accident — hit his head during the fall.

Lesina ties with the political elite of Russia and increased interest in his person from the U.S. intelligence has created distrust in the conclusion of the investigation. In October 2016 edition of the Daily Beast reported on the impending deal to the FBI, which was going to go Lesin for the sake of his real estate in the United States. This information became the ground for many conjectures and suspicions — after all, close to the Russian President, the official had a lot to say about it.

In March 2016, 8 months before the promulgation of the data of the investigation, the famous Russian oppositionist Alexei Navalny hinted at the fact that the death of Yassin may have been staged.

In July of this year, a version about the murder — told BuzzFeed, citing sources in the FBI.

Newly obtained data do not support the latter. A large part of the document is 58 pages are classified, including the autopsy report. However, some of the investigative data is shared with the public.

According to the report, the events unfolded as follows

The Creator of the RT started to consume alcohol on 2 November at the Four Seasons hotel, Georgetown, and continued this activity after moving to Dupont Circle, 4 Nov. These days he had not drunk a liter of alcohol of different kinds, including drinks from the Minibar in the room, liqueur, vodka and beer.

On binge drinking late first traces of the guards of both hotels, which have seen him loitering on the premises in a drunken state, sometimes in a shirt and underwear.

Lesin left the Four Seasons at 5 a.m. on 4 November, and half an hour later settled in Dupont Circle. Soon, the administrator of the first hotel again saw the high-ranking guest on the threshold with an injury of the left eye and a large amount of alcohol that he tried to get in the room. When Yassin was not allowed, he took a taxi and went back to Dupont Circle.

Around 14:00 local guards saw that the officer literally stands on his feet and asked if he needed medical assistance he refused. In the evening of the same day Lesina found lying on the floor on his back — not to Wake a tenant, the staff left him, making sure to include the heart rate and respiration. The next morning the head of «Gazprom-Media holding» has been found dead. Open data about the signs of violent death in the report do not exist.