The Moscow school was named Churkin

On the 1st of September the interdepartmental Commission on names in Moscow adopted the decision to assign gymnasium No. 1522 the name of the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin, who died in February 2017.

About it reported in a press-service of the Russian popular front (onf), the Agency «Interfax».

The onf said that the diplomat was in school (gymnasium) No. 1522, therefore, the motion applied to the Commission on request after contacting the staff of the school. The city Commission refused to accept the documents because according to the rules, to give the building the name of the deceased only after five years after his death.

While the Commission said that the early assignment to a school named Churkin possible by order of the mayor of Moscow or President of Russia.

In support of the initiative by the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and the widow of a diplomat. Therefore, «in memory of the beloved in the people the defender of the interests of Russia», Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin made an exception to Churkin, told the onf.

On 20 February 2017, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation announced the death Churkin. The Russian foreign Ministry said that the diplomat had died the day before your 65th birthday.

Us forensic experts said that the cause of death Churkin will not be released because of his diplomatic immunity continues to operate after death. The Associated Press, citing a source reported that the cause of death of the diplomat was a heart attack.

The Moscow school was named Churkin 01.09.2017

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