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Vladimir Churov, former head of the Central Election Commission, has died


The former head of the CEC died at the age of 70.

On March 22, the former head of the Central Election Commission, Vladimir Churov, died in Moscow. This is reported by Vedomosti with reference to former CEC Deputy Chairman MP Leonid Ivlev.

The publication reports that a few weeks ago Vladimir Churov underwent surgery after a massive heart attack. The other day, the legendary president of the CEC turned 70 years old. The exact cause of death has not been released.

Vladimir Churov headed the CEC of the Russian Federation in 2007, before that he was a member of the LDPR faction in the State Duma. Then his candidacy for the commission was proposed by deputies of the State Duma. In 2011, President Medvedev presented Churov to the election committee for a new term.

In March 2016, Vladimir Churov left of head of the CEC. Her place was taken by Ella Pamfilova.

In the 1990s, Vladimir Churov worked in the administration of St. Petersburg, including under the leadership of the country’s future president, Vladimir Putin.

At the end of February, we learn that the famous political scientist and political strategist Gleb Pavlovsky died.

Death of former Central Election Commission chief Vladimir Churov

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