The Deputy of the state Duma Vyacheslav Lysakov has revealed the circumstances of the death of Colonel-General Igor Sergun, who until his death held the position of chief of the GRU, the chief Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces. About it the politician wrote in his Telegram channel.
Sargon, according to the official version, died in January 2016 in rest home near Moscow, but the circumstances of his death has still not been disclosed. According to Lysakova, from informal trade Union for ambulance staff he has become aware of all the details of the incident.
According to the MP, the Sarguna became ill because of the pain in the heart, in the sanatorium he called an ambulance.
“Come one paramedic, who immediately understood that there need spetsbrigada (…) said to Him, works himself, everyone is busy. The guy starts to collect the drip, open ampoules, two of his hands, of course, is not enough. He sees that the patient is "loaded" and can leave and asks for help again and again sent to the forest,” writes Lysakov.
“after Almost an hour of battle spetsbrigada still send, but on the last argument of a paramedic: cardiac arrest,” — said the politician.
According to Lysakova, Sargon could survive if the call promptly flew a special team of doctors. He also stated that he had directed parliamentary inquiries to the Kremlin, the Prosecutor General and the Investigative Committee.
Igor Sergun was 58 years old. He was the head of GRU from December 2011 until his death. A former adviser to the U.S. President for national security Michael Flynn claimed that the captain actually died in Lebanon, however, the defense Ministry denied this information.
The successor of Sarguna at the head of the GRU, Colonel-General Igor Korobov died in November 2018 after a long illness. The current head of the office is Admiral Igor Kostyukov.