Igor KOZLOV, “the FACTS”
Thursday, June 25, U.S. media reported that the son of Nikita Khrushchev, Sergei Khrushchev, apparently, committed suicide. We will remind, about the death of 84-year-old Sergei Khrushchev became known on 18 June. The police called his wife.
And now, writes The Los Angeles Times, the representative of police of the city of Cranston, state of Rhode island, Todd Patalano called the cause of death, citing the conclusion of medical examiner Joseph Wendelken. “Sergei Khrushchev died from a gunshot wound to the head. Visible signs of tampering are detected. The investigation has been completed. No charges we do not put”, — said Patalano.
Widow of Sergei Valentine refused to speak with American journalists. However, she said that her husband’s funeral will be held in October in Moscow.
Sergei Nikitich Khrushchev was born on 2 July 1935. He graduated from the Moscow energy Institute. Worked on the development of cruise and ballistic missiles.
Was far from politics. After the resignation of his father from the post of First Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee helped him in writing his memoirs, and edited the manuscript. Sergey made the decision to publish it abroad and sent back. Was under surveillance by the Soviet secret police.
Then he wrote several books in which he shared his memories of the events, eyewitness that is. In the books criticized Joseph Stalin.
In 1991 Sergei Khrushchev was invited to lecture at brown University in the us state of Rhode island. As a result, he stayed to live there. In 1999 he received the American citizenship.
Sergei Nikitich was married three times. With the first wife Galina Noise divorced. Soon after, he announced that Dushanbe had a second family — a lovely woman Olga Cradic, who bore him a son and a daughter (Gleb and Elena Kreidik). Khrushchev moved to Moscow and married Olga. However, after some time they divorced. It turned out that Sergei Nikitich began an affair with the best friend of his wife Valentina Golenko. She became his third wife. Moved with him in USA. But their sons remained in Russia. The eldest of them — Nikita — was a journalist. He held the position of editor of “Moscow news”. Died 22 February 2007. Junior — Sergei lives in Moscow. Obviously, Valentina decided to move to him now.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported about the suicide of an American millionaire Steve Bing. 55-year-old businessman and producer out of the window of his apartment in Los Angeles.