Eugene Busento: RIA Novosti
Vice-speaker of the Federation Council Yevgeny Bushmin has died after a long illness. This was stated by the head of the rules Committee Vyacheslav Timchenko, reports “Interfax”.
“This sad fact happened today. Tuesday will be a farewell” — said Timchenko.
The Senator was 61 years old. In the Federation Council Bushmin has worked since 2001, first as a representative from Nizhny Novgorod, and then from Rostov region. From 1998 to 2001 he held the post of Deputy Minister of Finance, he was previously Deputy head of the State tax service . In 1993 was elected Deputy of the state Duma I convocation, was a member of the Committee on budget, taxes and banks.
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