MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
We – employees, veterans and the leadership of the Federal Penitentiary Service – express our deep condolences in connection with the tragic death of General of the Army Yevgeny Nikolaevich Zinichev, Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.
Evgeny Nikolaevich devoted his life to serving the Fatherland, always remained faithful to his professional duty and the people. His high personal and business qualities, attentive attitude to people and ability to solve the most difficult problems have earned the highest authority and respect.
A bold, decisive and responsible leader in an extraordinary situation acted like a real officer and a caring person, for whom honor and conscience were the main life principles.
For all of us, his act is an example of true patriotism and nobility. The memory of this bright and talented man, who gave all his strength and knowledge for the good of Russia, will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew him and with whom he worked.
In connection with the grievous loss, we also express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Yevgeny Nikolaevich.
Federal Penitentiary Service
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