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Retired FSB Major General Yevgeny Lobachev found dead in stairwell

Retired FSB Major General Yevgeny Lobachev commits suicide in Moscow. The body of a Russian spy was found in the entrance of a Moscow apartment building



Retired FSB Major General Yevgeny Lobachev commits suicide in Moscow

76-year-old retired FSB Major General Yevgeny Lobachev was found dead. The officer’s body was found near his home. This was stated by a close source. What actually happened to the man and what is the reason for the tragedy that happened?

What happened to the FSB general?

According to preliminary information from law enforcement agencies, retired FSB general Yevgeny Lobachev committed suicide. The body of the former officer was found in the entrance of a residential building located on Kachalinskaya Street. A TT pistol was found next to the corpse, from which, most likely, the man killed himself.

“The pistol is a piece of history from the fighting on the Khalkhin-Gol River. I got it in 1989, when Ulan-Bator turned 500 years old and I was sent as a representative to the Mongolian secret service. – L. Sotskov, “read the note.

The police discovered the body of the 76-year-old ex-general on the evening of July 20, 2022, when they arrived on a call to the specified address. It is known that Lobachev’s wife turned to the police, who said that the man went for a walk in the morning, but never returned home. The source claims that the former FSB general had health problems, in addition to this, the man experienced financial difficulties. Now law enforcement agencies are investigating and trying to find out what happened.

Recall that on June 15, 2022, Major General of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Lev Sotskov was found dead in his apartment. The man was 90 years old. The most interesting thing is that next to the body, his wife found a TT pistol and a note. In it, the man mentioned that this weapon is memorable for him, since it was presented to him during the time of special services in Mongolia.

Sotskov was hired by the KGB in 1959 and spent more than 40 years working for the foreign and central intelligence services of the Soviet Union and afterwards Russia. Sergey Ivanov, the head of the press office for the Russian External Intelligence Service (SVR), called the veteran’s passing a “personal tragedy” for the organization.

According to Russia Today, relatives of Sotskov stated that the former intelligence officer frequently expressed that he was “weary of existence” despite the fact that he was afflicted with a number of medical ailments.

After his retirement, Sotskov wrote a number of books about the operations of the intelligence service, for which he gained a great deal of notoriety and esteem. In addition, in 2006, a special SVR prize was bestowed upon one of his most well-known works, Operation Tarantula, which focused on the activities of Soviet intelligence in locating and assassinating British officials and spies between the years 1930 and 1945.

The details of why and how the retired major-general killed himself have not been made public yet. At the moment, the investigation is going on, and forensic experts are working closely with police officials.

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