Famous biologist sank to the bottom of the Black sea and died


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The famous biologist, Junior researcher of the Institute of Oceanology of Shirshov of RAS named Alisa Kosyan died during research in the Black sea. Criminal case is brought. About it “lente.ru” has informed the senior assistant to the head of the Moscow interregional investigative management on transport of Investigatory Committee Elena Markovskaya.

According to investigators, 39-year-old woman was involved in a scientific expedition of the University in the area of Vityazevo in Anapa. On the morning of 17 June, she performed diving operations at the bottom of the sea, went under the water, but floated to the surface when the tank ran out of oxygen.

During pre-investigation check it is established that immersion in water was carried out with violations. In particular, scientists had no access to the diving work. During search and rescue works on the sea bottom the body of the deceased was not detected in the dive area. “This shows about her death in the course of performing diving work, that is, when execution of labour duties”, said the interlocutor of the edition.

The case was initiated under part 2 of article 143 of the criminal code (“Violation of requirements of labour safety, entailed on imprudence death of the person”).

Earlier it was reported that the day of the accident Kosyan worked on the soil sampling from the seabed. Presumably, the cause of death could be strong underwater currents.

Alisa Kosyan — author of dozens of scientific papers on molluscs and crustaceans, one of the compilers of the red book of Russia. In parallel with the Institute of Oceanology of Shirshov’s name worked in the Moscow Institute of ecology and evolution named Severtsov.

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