Berezovsky’s associate possibly strangled by dog-lead
Such is the lead considered by the police.
Boris Berezovsky’s business partner Nikolai Glushkov could have been strangled by a dog-lead. Such is the lead advanced by British law enforcement agencies, The Independent reports citing sources.
Earlier, Scotland Yard officially stated that the case of Glushkov's death was investigated as a murder, as the businessman had been strangled to death, the pathologists determined. At the same time, it was stressed that the investigators did not find a link between the murder of Berezovsky's associate and the poisoning of ex-GRU colonel by Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yuliya.
To recall, the former Aeroflot deputy director general was charged in absentia with swindling in Russia.
The other day, the Russian Investigative Committee initiated criminal cases into the death of Nikolai Glushkov and the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.