The former mayor of Vladivostok and the Deputy of the state Duma of two convocations Viktor Cherepkov, a survivor of four assassination attempts, died in Moscow in the Central clinical hospital of President’s Affairs Administration at the age of 75 years on Saturday, September 2, at 07:30 am. This was announced by the former assistant Cherenkov Arthur Grokhovsky.
“My heart breaks from the pain and bitterness that you are no more… the Bright memory of my dear idol, thank you for the years of friendship…” – wrote Grokhovsky on the page in social network “Vkontakte”.
Shards fought long and hard with cancer in a heavy stage, but the terrible illness was stronger than him.
Viktor Cherepkov was the first popularly elected mayor of Vladivostok in 1993. Several times a senior official was suspended from office, including the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, after allegations of corruption and bribery. In 2000, Cherepkov was elected to the state Duma.
Viktor Cherepkov was born April 16, 1942 in the Ryazan region. He graduated from Pacific higher naval school and is the captain of the first rank in retirement.