The ashes of Sergei Khrushchev is expected to be buried at the Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow, near the grave of his father, the first Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev, told RIA Novosti the widow of the deceased Valentina Golenko.

Sergei Khrushchev died on June 18, in the United States, where he lived and worked since 1991.

"the Funeral will be at Novodevichy in Moscow, next to his father tentatively in October, if you start to put the planes. There will be a Wake, all that is necessary. Cremation will be here," said Golenko.

According to her, Sergei Khrushchev in his will requested his burial next to his father.

Speaking about the reason for leaving a spouse, she noted that Sergei Khrushchev died of old age.

"old Age. The last time he felt old. Ancestors in the male line had all lived very briefly. He has not been taught," she said.

Sergei Khrushchev was born in 1935 from the marriage with the second wife of Nikita Khrushchev, Nina Kukharchuk. In 1958-1968, he worked in the OKB of V. N. Chelomeya, where he was engaged in cruise and ballistic missiles. In 1963 was awarded the title of Hero of socialist labor. Worked as a Deputy Director of the Institute of electronic control machines, then Deputy Director of NGO "machines". In 1991, he moved to the United States, where he taught cold war history at brown University in Rhode island.