The vice-president of a Russian bank has died afger mysterious fall from the window of the Moscow apartment block where she lived.
Kristina Baikova, 28, an executive of Loko-Bank, apparently fell out of the window of the building on Khodynsky Boulevard.
Police are understood to be investigating her death.
Ms Baikova was at her eleventh floor apartment with her friend, a 34-year-old named Andrei.
He claimed she invited him for a drink before falling out of the window.
Ms Baikova is far from the first wealthy Russian to die in mysterious circumstances since the start of Putin’s war.
In September, Ivan Pechorin became the seventh former ally of the Russian President to die in mysterious circumstances since the start of the year.
Other high-profile deaths have included oil tycoon Ravil Maganov, who similarly fell out of a hospital window, former Gazprom official Alexander Tyulakov and Vladislav Avayev.
Russian dissident Andrey Sidelnikov, who was forced to flee his homeland 15 years ago, and who now lives in the UK commented: “The Kremlin gets rid of objectionable people.
“It can be both political deaths and economic deaths.
“There is a big redistribution of the market in Russia.”
The recent aborted rebellion, by Wagner Group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin, has introduced another dimension, given analysts have suggested an increasingly jumpy Putin may be plotting a purge in order to prevent any repetition.
Russian generals Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov and deputy commander General Sergei Surovikin, nicknamed “General Armageddon,” are believed to be missing in the wake of the revolt.
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