Yevgeny Zinichev

Russian politician and colonel

Yevgeny Nikolayevich Zinichev (Russian: Евге́ний Никола́евич Зи́ничев; 18 August 1966 – 8 September 2021) was a Russian politician and military officer. He was the Minister of Emergency Situations from 2018 until his death. He was also a member of the Security Council of Russia. In 2016, he was the acting Governor of Kaliningrad Oblast. He was ranked General of the Army. Zinichev was born in Leningrad, Soviet Union.

Zinichev died on 8 September 2021 in Norilsk, Russia after accidentally falling of a cliff at the age of 55.[1][2]

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  1. "Глава МЧС Зиничев погиб на учениях". RIA Novosti. 8 September 2021.
  2. "Russian emergencies minister Zinichev dies on Arctic drill". BBC News. 8 September 2021.