Ilyumzhinov expresses condolences on the death of Viktor Kazantsev

On September 14, the former presidential envoy to the Southern Federal District Viktor Kazantsev died in Krasnodar. He died at the age of 76.

The first President of Kalmykia, sixth President of FIDE expressed condolences on the death of Viktor Kazantsev:
“I deeply grieve over the death of Viktor Germanovich Kazantsev - Hero of Russia, general of the army, a prominent military and statesman of our country and a great friend of my native Kalmykia.
Victor Kazantsev has come a long and difficult life path. He knew how to fight, he knew how to be friends, he always acted for the good of Russia. Our country has lost a wonderful person, a warrior and defender, devoted to duty and the Motherland. Viktor Germanovich generously shared his talent and knowledge with the younger generation. 

I express my deep condolences to my family and friends. Rest in peace.”