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Nikolai Glushkov, a Russian critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin living in exile, has been found dead in his London home, according to his lawyer. Glushkov, 68, was close friends with the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky . The cause of death is unclear, the The Guardian has reported. Glushkov’s death comes in a period of high tension between Russia and the West, following the poisoning of former Soviet double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, U.K., on March 4. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now. Prime Minister Theresa May has said it is “highly likely” that Russia was behind the attack, which involved the nerve agent Novichok and has left Skripal and his daughter fighting for their lives. Full story

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