Sergey Jrosetta: Alexey kudenko / RIA Novosti
Political scientist Sergei Khrushchev, the son of the former first Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev, had committed suicide. The details of his death, reports The New York Times.
It is noted that his body was found with a gunshot wound to the head. According to police, the obvious marks of violence were found.
On the death of Khrushchev Jr. was reported on June 18, but then no information about suicide.
Sergei Khrushchev was the Russian and American citizenship in 1991 by the famous scientist and publicist, was invited to brown University to give lectures on the history of the cold war. He subsequently left to live in the United States.
In the USSR Khrushchev Jr. was engaged in developing projects for cruise and ballistic missiles, participated in the creation of systems landing spacecraft.
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