American experts clarify that the nature of the death of Mikhail Lesin remains unknown - that is still impossible to say whether he died a natural or violent death.

The body of 57-year-old Mikhail Lesin was found in the room of the hotel DuPont in Washington on 5 November 2015. Initially it was reported that signs of violent death were found, and the cause of death was a heart attack.

U.S. police continues to investigate the mysterious death of a former Russian high-ranking official.

In the 2000s, Lessin was considered one of the most influential figures in the media, was co-founder of the largest Russian advertising holding "Video international", in 1999-2004 he headed the Ministry of press, then five years held the post of Advisor to the President.

From 1 October 2013 to 12 January 2015, he worked as General Director "Gazprom-media holding", which includes the NTV, TNT, satellite TV company "NTV-Plus" radio station "Echo of Moscow", "city-FM", Relax-FM, publishing house "Seven days".