Russia. Ivan Pechorin, manager of the Far East and Africa Development Corporation, is dead

Ivan Pechorin, director of the aviation division of the Far East and African Development Corporation, is dead. He fell from a boat near the Russian Island near Vladivostok. The corporation announced the death, but did not disclose any details.

“On September 12, 2022, we learned about the tragic death of our colleague Ivan Pechorin, Managing Director of the aviation sector of the Far East and Arctic Development Corporation. Ivan’s death is an irreparable loss for friends and associates, a great loss for the corporation. We express our sincere condolences to family and friends” – she said in the press release The Far East and Africa Development Corporation. She did not disclose any details.

The portal, published in Vladivostok, wrote that Pechorin fell out of the boat at full speed. The tragedy, he reported, took place in the evening of September 10 near Cape Ignatiev on the Russian Island.

“A request for help in the search for the missing man was sent to all nearby ships. Pechorin’s body was found two days later near a village on the opposite side of the Amur Bay,” reported.

Pechorin – as the RBK website recalled – took part in the Eastern Economic Forum (President Vladimir Putin was also a guest of the forum – ed.), Which took place in Vladivostok at the beginning of September. In the Far East and Africa Development Corporation, he dealt with, inter alia, development of the Far East’s air accessibility, support for passenger air transport, modernization of airport infrastructure and construction of new runways.

Another high-level manager

The daily “Kommirsant” reminds that he is not the first high-level manager of the Far East and Arctic Development Corporation to be killed this year.

In early February, the corporate director general, former deputy governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region, Igor Nosov, died. The cause of death – as reported by the Russian media at the time – was a stroke. Nosov served in office from May 2021.

Information about the death of Ivan Pechorin on the website of the Russian section of Radio Svoboda

Unexplained deaths

Recently, there has been a series of unexplained deaths of high-level managers related to the Russian energy sector in Russia.

In May, information about the death of one of Łukoil’s managers was reported Alexander Subbotin. Earlier, Russian media reported that he had died in the mountains near Sochi Andrei Krukowskihead of the Krasnaya Polyana resort, which belongs to, inter alia, Gazprom.

In the second half of April, the Spanish media reported that the police found the bodies in a luxury estate in the resort of Lloret de Mar near Barcelona. Sergei Protoseniaformer vice president of the Russian private gas giant Novatek (Gazprom has a stake in it), his wife and daughter.

On April 18, the bodies of the former vice-president of Gazprombank were found in an apartment in Moscow Władysław Awajew, his wife and teenage daughter. The press service of the Investigative Committee then informed the RBK portal that “different versions of this event are being taken into account”.

On January 30 this year, the RBK website wrote that the body of the 60-year-old head of the Gazprom-Invest transport service was found in one of the summer houses in the Vyborg region in the Leningrad region Leonid Szulman. The man was about to commit suicide.

In early March, the independent “Novaya Gazeta” announced another death of Gazprom’s manager – the 61-year-old Alexander Tuliakov. His body was found in a garage on the territory of a summer cottage, also in the Vyborg region. A farewell letter was found next to Shulman, but – as Novaya Gazeta emphasized at the time – its content was not disclosed.

Kommersant,, Radio Swoboda, PAP

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