Former Russian Media Minister Mikhail Lesin gestures during a news conference in Moscow in this September 20, 2000 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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A Russian media mogul and former Kremlin aide, found lifeless in a Washington hotel last year, died of blunt force trauma to the head, reports said Thursday.Mikhail Lesin also suffered injuries to his neck, torso and upper and lower extremities, the Washington Post reported, citing the U.S. capital's medical examiner's office.Lesin, who helped launch the Russian English-language television network RT, was found dead in November at the age of 57 .A controversial figure, Lesin had been accused of limiting press freedom in Russia.
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