According to Zakharova, she saw the media reports saying that U.S. investigators have received clear information about the reasons of death of the citizen of Russia Lesina. “We checked, these messages really turned out to be true”, — quotes its “Interfax”.
At the same time the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry called on the U.S. Department of State to provide official information on the matter.
On the night of Thursday after the reports of findings of forensic experts about the death of Lesina Zakharova wrote in her Facebook that the Embassy in Washington have repeatedly sent requests for the investigation into the death of a Russian citizen, however, no specific information through diplomatic channels had been received.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov on Friday morning, said about the lack of detailed information about possible causes of death Lesina, expressing the hope that such data will soon appear.
A request to the Minister of justice to provide documents about the circumstances surrounding the death of Lesina and has written to the Russian Prosecutor General’s office. The Agency, which quotes Agency “RIA Novosti” stated that the cause of death policies are still not communicated to stakeholders.
The day before, on March 10, the police and the office of the chief medical examiner of the capital of the United States issued a statement stating that the cause of death of the former head “Gazprom-Media” became “blunt trauma of the neck, trunk, upper and lower extremities”.
Later the New York Times citing a source reported that the injuries found on the body of Lesina, were received as a result of “certain quarrels” before he returns to the hotel room, where later his body was found.
The body of Michael Lesina was found in the room Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington. At the same time members of the family of the ex-Minister said that the cause of his death was a heart attack.