Former editor-in-chief of the site "United Russia" died due to debts
23 December 2020, 15:11
The former editor-in-chief of the United Russia party's website, 36-year-old publicist Mikhail Budaragin, was found dead in Moscow. According to preliminary information, he committed suicide due to numerous debts.

As reported by the Moskva agency, citing an informed source in law enforcement agencies, Budaragin's body was found in a residential building on Belomorskaya Street.

According to Moskovsky Komsomolets, the cause of Budaragin's death was numerous debts: the journalist got into loans, including borrowing from microfinance organizations, and lost all the money on sports betting. The publication notes that the journalist was threatened by collectors.

Budaragin collaborated with the portal "Actual Comments" and the newspaper "Culture". Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of the United Russia website.