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In Cheboksary parted with former head of Chuvashia Mikhail Ignatyev

Farewell ceremony with former head of Chuvashia Mikhail Ignatyev took place in Cheboksary, reported the press service of the Republican leadership.

Ignatiev died June 18 after a long illness on 59-m to year of life.

"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", – the press service quoted the words of the wife of the former head of Larisa Ignatyeva, who spoke at the state funeral.

According to the acting head of the Chuvash Republic Oleg Nikolaev, not for a very long period Mikhail Vasilyevich had a very varied and eventful life. "He could have much to do, having a great experience and labor and political activities. I am truly sorry for the family and friends with this loss," – said at the funeral service of Nikolaev.

With the former head of the region also said goodbye to deputies of the state Council of the Chuvash Republic, members of the government of Republic, heads of local authorities, social activists and others.

"Michael Ignatieff will be buried in the alley of honorary burial the city's oldest cemeteries on b. Khmelnitsky str Cheboksary", - stated in the message of press-service.