Posted 15 марта 2021,, 07:12

Published 15 марта 2021,, 07:12

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38

Senator of the Tyumen region Mikhail Ponomaryov died because of the cardiac arrest

Senator of the Tyumen region Mikhail Ponomaryov died because of the cardiac arrest

15 марта 2021, 07:12
Фото: echospb.ru
Deputy Head of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, Senator from the Tyumen Region Mikhail Ponomaryov died at the age of 68.

According to RIA Novosti, referring to its source, Mikhail Ponomaryov died of cardiac arrest.

"Ponomaryov really died of cardiac arrest, this is not related to the coronavirus. Literally on Friday, he felt fine", - said the agency's interlocutor.

Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko expressed condolences to the family and friends of Mikhail Ponomaryov, noting that he “devoted his whole life to serving the Fatherland, made a significant contribution to the socio-economic development of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation that are part of the Ural Federal District, adequately represented the interests of the Tyumen Region in Federation Council".

Mikhail Ponomaryov took over as the senator in 2016, previously he was a deputy of the Tyumen Regional Duma of the sixth convocation. His senatorial powers were supposed to end in September this year.

Ponomaryov was awarded the Orders of Friendship and Honor.