Information about the death of the ex-head of Udmurtia, Alexander Solovyov, who was convicted for bribes, appeared in social networks and telegram channels. Initially, the news was published in the telegram channel “House of Cards”. It is said that the politician died on the night of February 20 in the intensive care unit at the age of 70.
Galina Sboeva, lawyer for the ex-head of the region neither confirmed nor denied this information.
“I don’t know, I don’t have information,” the lawyer said to the correspondent of the AiF-Udmurtia website.
The Ministry of Health for Udmurtia did not confirm the death of the convict. According to “Susanin”, this information from social networks does not correspond to reality.
Let us remind you that Alexander Soloviev was convicted of accepting bribes on an especially large scale, he was thrown to a multimillion-dollar fine and 10 years in prison. On February 12, the former head of the republic was hospitalized from a pre-trial detention center. On February 18, it became known that his condition worsened, the man was in intensive care.