Former Commissioner for Human Rights in Crimea Larisa Opanasyuk died at the age of 61, RIA Novosti Crimea reports, citing the official’s colleagues. According to them, the human rights activist suffered from a serious illness for a long time.
According to the Telegram channel “Mash on the Wave,” the woman died in the Semashko hospital. Interlocutors of RIA Novosti Crimea noted that farewell to Opanasyuk will take place on October 7 at 11:00 at the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Simferopol.
Opanasyuk left the post of Crimean Ombudsman after a scandal involving her daughters. According to “Mash on the Wave,” they began performing songs all over Ukraine, and donating the money they earned to the needs of the Ukrainian army. In addition, they have repeatedly stated that Crimea is part of Ukraine. The girls’ mother refused to comment on their statements.
Earlier it was reported that in the Samara region, Vladimir Syamukov, deputy prosecutor of the Kinel-Cherkassy district, died after a fight. According to KP – Samara, on the night of September 24, the official went home to his beloved in Pokhvistnevo, but she already had another man. The rivals started a fight, and pieces of furniture were used. As a result, Syamukov had a broken nose, but he did not turn to doctors. Later, hemorrhage occurred in the upper respiratory tract, and the man died.