In Primorye died the Deputy of regional Legislative Assembly of the fifth convocation and the owner of one of the largest seaside holdings Artush Khachatryan, who at the Lexus SUV tried to RAM a police cordon during a may day demonstration in Vladivostok in 2015 and became the figurant of criminal case about application of violence concerning the representative of authority.
Former MP died on the morning of 10 November, a 55-year life, reports the Agency РrimaМedia. Prior to that, he spent several years trying to recover from lung cancer, including abroad.
In October the trial of the case against him was suspended in connection with the dire state of health of the defendant, which, by the way, and pleaded not guilty. Now it will probably be closed, have informed in regional office of public Prosecutor.
A criminal prosecution under article part 1 of article 318 of the criminal code of the then the parliamentarian came after may 1, 2015, leaving the Lexus with the local area on the street Sukhanov, which at the time was moving the festive demonstration, made arrival on one of the police officers who tried to block his way. The guard got a leg injury. Video of the incident hit the net.
Khachatrian himself later explained that in a hurry to the airport where we were supposed to fly to treatment in South Korea. Forensic psychological and psychiatric examination, conducted in the framework of a criminal investigation that found him sane at the time of the crime.
53-year-old Khachatryan was elected a Deputy of the Primorsky legislative Assembly in 2011 on the list of “United Russia”, although a member of the ruling party was not. In Parliament he worked in the Committee on social policy and protection of the rights of citizens, but in the last year of parliamentary activity because of health carried out their duties through assistants.
Simultaneously Khachatryan, the CEO of media group JSC “Primorsky Agency of advertising and information”, which brings together the weekly “far Eastern Vedomosti”, radio station “Autoradio-Vladivostok”, “Chanson-Vladivostok”, “Vladivostok FM”.