Candidate for deputy of Volgograd Regional Duma dies at polling station

Candidate for deputy of Volgograd Regional Duma dies at polling station

The politician monitored polling sites for violations.

In Volgograd, Communist Party candidate Vadim Chistyakov has died.

Candidate for deputies of the Volgograd Regional Duma from the Communist Party, Mikhail Taransov, whose headquarters was led by Chistyakov, told Bloknot Volgograd about the tragedy.

According to him, in the morning, Chistyakov visited polling sites, ensuring the purity of the election process. On the territory of the polling site in the Krasnooktyabrsky district of Volgograd, the 49-year-old politician had a seizure.

An ambulance car arrived on the scene, but doctors could not save Chistyakov. “This is on the authorities,” Taransov said when commenting on his colleague's death.

Colonel Chistyakov graduated from the Kazan Tank School, and then the Combined Arms Academy of the Armed Forces. The Stalingrad Regional Committee of the Communist Party nominated him as a candidate for deputy on party lists in the Krasnooktyabrsky district of Volgograd.

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