8 prominent Russians have died in five months

Russian assassinations
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A total of eight (8) high profile Russians have died in the last 5 months alone. A number of these deaths have been seen to be suspect but the Russian government said there was no foul play.

Below is the list: 

  1. Denis Voronokov (45): gunned outside a hotel in Kiev. Denis and his wife fled Russia for Ukraine and spoke again Putin. 
  2. Vitaly Churkin, 64: prominent Russian Ambassador to the United Nations 
  3. Alexander Kadakin, 67: Prominent Russian Ambassador to India 
  4. Andrey Malanin, :  Diplomat at the Russian Embassy in Greece
  5. Oleg Erovinkin, found dead in his car in Moscow 
  6. Andrey Karlov, 62: prominent Russian Ambassador to Turkey was assassinated in Turkey he was shot while speaking at an Art exhibition.
  7. Petr Polshikov, 56: killed at his Moscow home.  
  8. Sergei Krivov, 63: Prominent Russian official died on elections day in New York City. 
  9. Nikolai Gorokhov, 53, a prominent Russian lawyer for a whistle blower fell from his fourth floor apartment in Moscow. Nikolai was representing his client Sergei Magnitsky who had exposed the largest tax fraud ever. His client was jailed and tortured to death in a detention center in Moscow. His lawyer continued with the fight. 

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Geoffrey Kerosi is a prolific Kenyan writer based in Nairobi City. He holds a Bachelors in Economics and Statistics and is currently pursuing Masters in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) from Kenyatta University. Email: info@kerosi.com. Whatsapp: +254713 639 776 YouTube: Kerosi TV

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