Sergei Yushenkov

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Person.png Sergei Yushenkov  Rdf-icon.png
(politician, Russian apartment bombings/Premature death)
Born27 June 1950
Died17 April 2003 (Age 52)
Member ofKovalev commission
Victim ofassassination
A member of the ill-fated Kovalev Commission who was assassinated.


During the 1991 Moscow Coup attempt, he organized the "living chain" of civilians who came to protect the Parliament in Moscow, and he successfully negotiated with military personnel sent to storm the building.

He was on the Kovalev Commission to investigate the 1999 Russian apartment bombings.


He was assassinated on 17 April 2003, just hours after registering his political party to participate in the December 2003 parliamentary elections. 3 months later Yuri Shchekochikhin another member of the commission was assassinated.[1]

27 June 1950|17 April 2003|