In Russia, today was shot dead the former top manager of a number of oil industry companies, in particular "Gazprom" Company Vitaly Zakharov. This was reported by URA.Ru, citing a source in law enforcement.
According to the report, in the morning on September 23, his body with a bullet wound was found on the street, where he went for a walk with the dog.
Details of the tragedy are still unknown, police and investigators are working at the crime scene. There are no official comments on the incident yet.
In 2002, Zakharov was appointed General Director of "Astrakhangazprom" company, where he worked until 2005. From October 2005 to August 2006 he worked as advisor to the Chairman of the Board of CJSC "Gazprombank". From 2006 to 2010 he served as Director General of OAO "Astrakhan Oil and Gas Company." At the same time was a member of the Duma of the fourth convocation of the Astrakhan region.