Died former Governor of the Ivanovo region Vladislav Tikhomirov

© Fotolia / leonid_shtandelСвечи and cloves. Archival photoDied former Governor of the Ivanovo region Vladislav Tikhomirov© Fotolia / leonid_shtandel

Ex-Governor of the Ivanovo region, head of the region in 1996-2000, Vladislav Tikhomirov died on 78-m to year of life after heavy illness, the government said region on Tuesday.

The report notes that Tikhomirov died on Monday evening. The Governor of the Ivanovo region Pavel Konkov expressed their condolences.

«Vladislav Nikolayevich Tikhomirov was the head of the Ivanovo region in a complex, dramatic period of Russian history. In these circumstances, he was able to do a lot to solve problems in various spheres of socio-economic life of the region. However, he was always responsible, purposeful and principled politician, a true professional, a hard worker, a patriot and a citizen, always with respect for the working man,» said Skates.

He noted that Tikhomirov consistently passed all steps of career ladder, which allowed him «to gain invaluable life experience, which he fully used for the benefit of the Ivanovo region». Later, Tikhomirov continued an active social life, being a member of the Public chamber of the Ivanovo region and Chairman of the Council of veterans of the Ivanovo regional Duma. The honourable citizen of Ivanovo region.

«Over the years of his work at the party offices in the Executive and legislative authorities of the region he gained the sincere respect and confidence of colleagues and countrymen. Always had their opinion and was able to convincingly defend. For the Ivanovo region, his departure is an irreparable loss,» — said the Governor.

By order Konkova organization of the funeral ceremony and funeral of ex-Governor will take over the regional government created a special Commission in charge of the area.