Died the I President of Independent Ukraine, Leonyd Kravchuk

by Olha Povaliaieva
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Died the I President of Independent Ukraine, Leonyd Kravchuk

On May 10, at 5 p. m., after long treatment and resuscitation, at the age of 88, the person who took part in the secession of Ukraine from the USSR passed away

The information was released by a person close to the Kravchuk family.

"Today, May 10, 2022, at 17:00 Kyiv time, Leonyd Makarovych Kravchuk, the first president of independent Ukraine, passed away after a long illness," an informant reports.

Further, the death of the first president of Ukraine was confirmed by the people's deputy of Ukraine, Iryna Herashchenko.

In the summer of 2021, the health of Leonid Kravchuk, due to his age. Kravchuk underwent heart surgery at the Kyiv Heart Center and went to Germany for rehabilitation. After deteriorating the former president's condition, he was connected to medical ventilation. On January 10, Leonid Kravchuk turned 88 years old, and on May 10, 2022, he died.

We remind you that Leonyd Kravchuk from Ukraine, Boris Yeltsin from Russia, and Stanislav Shushkevich from Belarus, signed the Belovezhskaya Accords, which put an end to the existence of the USSR.

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