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Putin’s Enemy Found Dead In DC By “Suicide”


A man who previously criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin and was forced to seek exile in the US was found dead outside his apartment in DC by an apparent “suicide”.

Dan Rapoport was found dead on a sidewalk outside of his apartment in an upscale Washington DC neighborhood.

Police made the discovery after police received a call about a “jumper”.

Hours later Rapoport’s dog was found at a park with a note and some cash attached to it.

The New York Post had more details to add:

A well-known businessman living in exile in the US after criticizing Russia’s Vladimir Putin was found dead outside his apartment building in an upscale neighborhood of Washington, DC, police said.

Dan Rapoport, 52, was discovered lying on the sidewalk outside 2400 Main St. apartments in the Georgetown neighborhood shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, according to police.

Police said they made the grim discovery after responding to a call about a “jumper.”

No cause of death has been released, but police said, “At this time, we do not suspect foul play.”

News of his death was first reported by Yuniya Pugacheva, former editor of Russian Tatler, who claimed in a post on her Telegram channel that Rapoport died by suicide, and that his dog — a mixed-breed pup named Boy — was located in a nearby park, along with a suicide note and cash.



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