Retired FSB general found shot to death in Moscow


Retired man found shot to death in Moscow General of the FSB

The law enforcement agencies said that the cause of the death of Yevgeny Lobachev was suicide. A pistol was lying next to the body of the deceased.

The body of 76-year-old retired FSB Major General Yevgeny Lobachev was found on the landing of a house on Kachalinskaya Street in the center of Moscow, TASS reports, citing sources in law enforcement agencies of the Russian capital.

The investigation claims that suicide was the cause of the death of the retired Chekist, the general was allegedly seriously ill. He did not leave a suicide note.

Meanwhile, another source said that, according to Lobachev's wife, on July 20 he went for a walk. Since the man did not return home for a long time, his wife turned to law enforcement agencies, which in the evening of the same day found the body of a retired FSB officer. A TT pistol lay next to him. The source claims that the retired general had financial problems.

When inspecting his apartment, the police found a safe in which several types of weapons, a premium dagger and ammunition were stored. The deceased did not issue permits for part of his arsenal.

RosSMI reports that Yevgeny Lobachev retired in 1999. After retiring, the general actively supported the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin. For example, in 2016, he enthusiastically spoke about the presidential initiative to create the National Guard.

“Honestly, I did not even expect another courage from him. This is an insanely brave person, this is a person who is ready to do everything in order to so that our country be the best country in the world, the most legal country in the world and the country the cleanest from all filth,” Lobachev said at the time.

In June, it became known about the suicide attempt of Vadim Zimin, a 53-year-old former 90-year-old Major General of the Foreign Intelligence Service, retired, Lev Sotskov, was found shot dead in Moscow on June 15. He left a suicide note in which he did not explain the reason for his suicide, but told the story of the award pistol.


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