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Penza bids farewell to journalist Sergei Inyushkin

15:43 | 13.05.2015 | Society

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Penza, 13 May 2015. PenzaNews. Farewell ceremony with the Penza well-known journalist Sergei Inyushkin took place in the ritual hall of the Penza Zakharyin city clinical emergency hospital on Wednesday, May 13.

Penza bids farewell to journalist Sergei Inyushkin

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The ceremony was attended by the family and the officials who were working together with Sergei Inyushkin.

Among those who came to bid farewell to the deceased was the governor of the Penza region Vasily Bochkarev.

“Sergei Mikhailovich [Inyushkin] was a very self-disciplined and creative person. He was an expert. He could express any thought in a way you would understand. He was a professional in the field. He loved his job, loved the people. He knew how to make friends, which is very important,” the head of the region said, sharing his memories of the deceased with the journalists.

According to the governor, Sergei Inyushkin was able to find common ground with the authorities despite the fact that he always had his own opinion and defended it.

“I felt at ease with him. This is very important, and I regret that such a fine professional, a wonderful man has passed away. I feel sorrow for his relatives and friends, fellow reporters, and regret that this man will no longer be amongst us,” Vasily Bochkarev added.

Their tribute to Sergei Inyushkin was also paid by the representatives of cultural institutions, in particular the director of the “Tarkhany” Lermontov State Museum Tamara Melnikova and the head of local history museum Vladimir Zimenkov.

In addition, the ceremony was attended by the Penza journalists who greatly respected Sergei Inyushkin.

Sergei (Mikhailovich) Inyushkin began his career as a journalist in 1971. He worked in the regional newspaper Penzenskaya Pravda and rose from a copy editor to deputy executive editor.

Starting in 1977, he worked as a staff correspondent for the USSR Gosteleradio in the Penza region.

After 1992, he worked in newspapers Penzenskiye Vesti (as reporter, department manager and deputy editor-in-chief) and Penzenskaya Pravda (columnist).

Sergei Inyushkin cooperated with federal agencies, and worked the last eleven years of his live in Interfax.

Sergei Mikhailovich was a Distinguished Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation.

He received the letter of gratitude from the Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media, and the honorable sign of the Russian Union of Journalists “For Merits to Professional Society,” along with numerous letters of gratitude from the governor of the Penza region and the regional Legislative Assembly.

He died at the age of 65 on May 11, 2015.

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