Former Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for science, culture, education, public health services and ecology Victor Shudegov died in Udmurtia consequences of infection with coronavirus.

“may 16 died the former head of the regional branch of Political party “Fair Russia” in the Udmurt Republic, the former Senator from SD, Deputy of the State Duma of V and VI convocations, doctor of physico-mathematical Sciences, Professor Victor Evgrafovich of Shudegov”, — stated in the message on the website of the regional branch of party “Fair Russia”.

It is noted that Shudegov served as Chairman of the Committee of the Federation Council from 2002 to 2007.

From 2007 to 2016 Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on education.

Earlier it became known that in Russia, during the day, 113 people had died from COVID-19, for all the time of a pandemic — 2418.