Saak Karapetyan

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Saak Karapetyan
Карапетян Саак Альбертович.jpg
Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation
In office
2016 – 3 October 2018
Personal details
Born (1960-03-28)March 28, 1960
Died October 3, 2018(2018-10-03) (aged 58)
Political party United Russia

Saak Albertovich Karapetyan (28 March 1960 – 3 October 2018)[1] was a Russian deputy attorney general. He was killed in a helicopter crash in October 2018 at age 58.[2]

Prior to that, he was connected with foreign espionage.[3]


In 1983–1996, he was in various positions as a prosecutor of the Rostov region: he started as an intern, reached the head of the department for supervision of the investigation of particularly important cases and operational investigative activities. In 1996–2000, he was a State Duma deputy from the Yabloko party, deputy chairman of the security committee.


Karapetyan died when a Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil crashed in Kostroma.[2][4]


  1. ^ T︠S︡entralʹnai︠a︡ izbiratelʹnai︠a︡ komissii︠a︡ Rossiĭskoĭ Federat︠s︡ii (2003). Election of Deputies to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation: Electoral Statistics 1995 1999. Ves Mir. p. 166. ISBN 978-5-7777-0276-0. KARAPETYAN, SAAK ALBERTOVICH, b. 1960, prosecutor's office of Rostov region, section head; resident of Rostov-on-Don.
  2. ^ a b "Senior Russian Prosecutor Killed in Helicopter Crash". The Moscow Times. Archived from the original on October 5, 2018. Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  3. ^ Hines, Nico. "Russian Official Linked to Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Trump Tower Lawyer, Is Dead". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  4. ^ Investigative Committee of Russia (October 4, 2018). "Рухнувший вертолет в Костромской области". YouTube. Retrieved October 5, 2018.