Vladimir Putin’s former press secretary, who was an “inspiration” for the Russia Today (RT) news channel, has been found dead in a hotel room in Washington.
The body of Mikhail Lesin was found in a room in the plush Dupont Circle hotel on Thursday morning, the Russian embassy in Washington said, confirming reports by Russian news agencies that Lesin, 57, had died.
Mikhail Lesin was Vladimir Putin’s media adviser from 2004 to 2009
Not mentioned in the western media, he was also an ex-CEO of Gazprom, the enemy of the Rothschild worldwide oil cartel.
MOSCOW, November 6. /TASS/. Russia’s former mass media minister and ex-CEO of Gazprom-Media Mikhail Lesin has died at the age of 57 on Friday.
Lesin was Russian minister for the mass media, television and mass communications in a period from July 1999 to February 2004. He left his post after the resignation of the Mikhail Kasyanov government and disbandment of the ministry.
In October 2013-December 2014, he was director general and chairman of the board of Gazprom-Media Holding.