Thursday 23 November 2017

Fierce Putin critic Boris Berezovsky found dead in London

Steve Gutterman

BORIS Berezovsky, a Russian tycoon and former Kremlin insider who became one of President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, died in London today, Russian news agencies reported, citing relatives and a lawyer.

The Interfax news agency cited a relative whom it did not name as saying Berezovsky, 67, who had been granted asylum in Britain, died at his home there.

It also cited a Russian lawyer for Berezovsky, Alexander Dobrovinsky, as saying he had died.

 

British police would not immediately comment.

Reuters

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