Vice-speaker of the State Duma Sergei Neverov said about the death of the Deputy of the lower house of Parliament, the former head of FSB Nikolay Kovaleva.
"The death of Nikolai Dmitrievich Kovalev," wrote Neverov on his page in Facebook.
Neverov said that the first time Kovalev was elected to the Duma in 1999.
Neverov expressed condolences to the relatives of the MP.
Nikolay Kovalev was born 6 August 1949 in the capital of Russia. In 1972 he graduated from the MIEM, and then worked as an engineer. The service in the organs of state security arrived in 1974 Took part in the fighting in Afghanistan. In 1996 he became head of the FSB. Since 1999 - the Deputy of the state Duma from the Oryol region.