In Cheboksary said goodbye to the former head of Chuvashia Mikhail Ignatyev. Thursday, June 18, he died in hospital in St. Petersburg, where he was treated from bilateral pneumonia caused by a coronavirus COVID-19. The former head of the Republic was 58 years.
it is Known that Ignatieff was hospitalized in late may in Saint-Petersburg with bilateral pneumonia in critical condition with a large percentage of lung lesions. It was connected to a ventilator.
the Ceremony took place at the ice Palace in Cheboksary, reports RIA Novosti. The last journey of Michael Ignatieff spent relatives, deputies of the state Council and members of the government of the Chuvash Republic, heads of local authorities, social activists and ordinary residents of the Republic.
Ignatieff was Buried in the alley of honorary burial the city’s oldest cemetery of Cheboksary on the street Bohdan Khmelnytsky.
the Acting head of the Chuvash Republic Oleg Nikolaev at the funeral, expressed condolences to the families and friends of the deceased. According to him, Michael Ignatieff for not a very long period was very varied and eventful life, and with his experience could have still much to do.
According to the wife of Michael Ignatieff Larissa, he was a wonderful husband and father, loyal friend and happy person who loved life and wanted to live. According to her, it is always with joy and the desire held out a hand. All colleagues and friends of the late Larisa Ignatyeva wanted to respect each other.