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PRESS RELEASES

28.11.2012

On the questions by BBC regarding publications on the death of Alexander Perepilichniy

The Embassy has learned about the death of Mr. Alexander Perepilichniy from the British media. At the moment we cannot confirm whether he was a Russian citizen. Neither the relatives of Mr. Alexander Perepilichniy nor the British authorities have contacted us on the matter of his death.

We believe that since Mr. Alexander Perepilichniy died in Britain all questions regarding the investigation should be addressed to the relevant British authorities.

We cannot see any connection between the death of Mr. Alexander Perepilichniy, the causes of which are yet to be established, and the so called “Magnitsky case”.




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