Sergei Khrushchev Photo: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti
The widow of the political scientist Sergei Khrushchev, son of the first Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev, Valentina Golenko denied his suicide. Her words leads RIA Novosti.
The woman said that Sergei Khrushchev was sick for the last two years. “Do not tell me all the gossip. He died in this prison — of old age” — said Valentine.
On the death of Khrushchev, Jr. became known on 18 June, but on 25 June the information appeared about a possible suicide. It was noted that the body was found with a gunshot wound to the head. According to police, the obvious marks of violence were found.
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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