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Vladimir Ilyukhin expressed his condolences to the relatives and friends of journalists who died in Kamchatka

Governor of the Kamchatka Territory Vladimir Ilyukhin expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the journalists who died in an accident on November 20 on the Milkovo-Klyuchi-Ust-Kamchatsk highway, the press service of the governor and the Government of Kamchatka said.

“This is a terrible tragedy that claimed the lives of talented people. Sudden death caught them at work. They went to fulfill their professional duty to the Ust-Kamchatsky region. This is a heavy loss for our region. Igor Kravchuk and Vladimir Zhukovsky are no longer with us. But the memory of them people will forever remain in our hearts, in the history of Kamchatka, ”said the head of the region.

Vladimir Ilyukhin stressed that all necessary assistance would be provided to the families of the victims.

The accident involving the Hays minibus, in which the journalists were stationed, happened around 16.00 hours on November 20 on the 128 km Milkovo-Klyuchi-Ust-Kamchatsk highway. As a result of the incident, 50-year-old correspondent of the Kamchatskoye Vremya newspaper Igor Kravchuk and 38-year-old deputy head of the information programs service of the FSUE VGTRK GTRK Kamchatka Vladimir Zhukovsky died at the scene of the tragedy.

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