| Sergei Yushenkov |
(politician, Russian apartment bombings/Premature death)
|Born||27 June 1950|
|Died||17 April 2003 (Age 52)|
|Member of||Kovalev commission|
A member of the ill-fated Kovalev Commission who was assassinated.
During the 1991 Moscow Coup attempt, he organized the "living chain" of civilians who came to protect the Parliament in Moscow, and he successfully negotiated with military personnel sent to storm the building.
He was assassinated on 17 April 2003, just hours after registering his political party to participate in the December 2003 parliamentary elections. 3 months later Yuri Shchekochikhin another member of the commission was assassinated.