In Cheboksary today said goodbye to former head of Chuvashia Mikhail Ignatyev. The policy was buried in the honorary alley of the city’s oldest cemetery, the newspaper reports Cheb-Live.Ru.

A memorial service was held in the ice Palace “Cheboksary-arena”. Conduct Ignatieff in the last path came many people, including the acting head of the Chuvash Republic Oleg Nikolaev. The coffin was covered with the flag of the Republic.

The cause of death of the former head of the Chuvash Republic Ignatieff

Widow Larisa Ignatyeva in a farewell address urged people to respect each other.

“eventually pass away of a beloved husband, wonderful father, loyal friend and happy person with a capital letter. He loved life, wanted to live. Took until recently for the threads of this life, but it did not. He’s always all happy and desire a helping hand. All his colleagues, friends, I want to wish you to respect each other,” said Ignatieff.

The former head of the region Mikhail Ignatiev died on June 18, in the clinic of St. Petersburg on 59-m to year of life. Cause of death was progressive heart failure.

Earlier, the Rambler reported that Michael Ignatieff was hospitalized in serious condition in St. Petersburg with bilateral pneumonia.