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The chairman of the Supreme Court of Bashkiria, Zemfira Latypova, died of complications after coronavirus infection, the press service of the court told RBC.
Deputy Latypova Ivan Semyonov became the acting chairman of the Supreme Court of Bashkiria, the authorities added.
“The judicial community of the republic has suffered a heavy loss. A real professional, a talented and authoritative lawyer, who enjoyed indisputable authority among colleagues, has passed away, ”- expressed Condolences Speaker of the State Assembly (Parliament) of Bashkiria Konstantin Tolkachev.
Zemfira Latypova was born in 1955. In 2009 she became Deputy Chairman of the Court, supervised criminal proceedings. In 2015, she was reassigned to this post. The chairman of the Supreme Court of Bashkiria, Zemfira Latypova was appointed in 2019 by decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Her candidacy was recommended by the highest qualification board of judges.