Ex-president of Udmurtia died in Germany, where he was receiving medical treatment
Yesterday, on May 20, it was reported about the death of First President of Udmurtia Aleksandr Volkov.
Aleksandr Volkov, 66, died in Germany, where he was receiving medical treatment.
Information about the death of the former senator was confirmed by Volkov’s Press Secretary Viktor Chulkov on his Facebook page with the words “My soul is anguished and empty. Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov has passed away.”
It is known that Aleksandr Volkov is to be buried in Udmurtia. Currently, his relatives have gone to Germany to pick up the body. However, it is not yet known when exactly the funeral ceremony will take place.
Let us recall that Aleksandr Volkov served as president of the Udmurt Republic in the period from 2000 to 2014. Later, he left the post and joined the Russian Federation Council on the part of Udmurtia.
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