UK counterterror police investigate Russian's London death

A Russian businessman who was associated with a prominent critic of the Kremlin has died in London, his lawyer said Tuesday. Police are treating the death as unexplained and have put counterterrorism detectives in charge of the case.

Attorney Andrei Borovkov told Russian media outlets that his client, Nikolai Glushkov, has died, but said he was unaware of the time and circumstances.

London's Metropolitan Police force said counterterrorism detectives are leading the investigation "as a precaution because of associations that the man is believed to have had."

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