Died former Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia Alexander Kopeyka

© Photo : Union of journalists Rossiiskii Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia Alexander Kopeyka. Archive photoDied former Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia Alexander Kopeyka© Photo : the Russian Union of journalists

Famous seaside journalist, former Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia Alexander Kopeyka died in Vladivostok after a long illness, according to the administration of Primorye.

«For many years Alexander worked as the Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia, has made a significant contribution to the development of creative organizations, in defending the interests of the journalistic community. Almost the whole professional biography of Alexander Penny connected to the Primorsky territory», — stated in the message.

In the region he worked his way from reporter to Deputy Chairman of the Primorsky Committee on television and radio. Worked at the radio station «Pacific ocean». In 1990, penny was elected Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation in Primorsky region. He held the position of Deputy Chairman of Committee on mass media, participated in the development of legislation in the field of broadcasting. In 1993-2000 was part of the Judicial chamber on information disputes under the RF President.

«We lost a very decent, whole, vibrant person, whose fate has become part of the history of our region. Alexander penny will remain a legend Maritime journalism. Express words of sympathy and support to the family of Alexander Konstantinovich and all who knew, appreciated and respected him. The bright memory», — noted acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako, quoted by the administration.

The Union of journalists of Russia on its website expresses deep condolences to the relatives, friends and colleagues of the deceased.

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