“In accordance with the decision of the Government Commission chaired by the head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Aisen Nikolaev and close relatives of the first president of the republic, Mikhail Efimovich Nikolaev, the burial will take place in the small homeland of the village. from Oktemtsy, Khangalassky ulus,” the message reads.
Today, August 6, in Moscow at 12 o’clock at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) under the command of the President of the Russian Federation, the first farewell funeral ceremony for Mikhail Efimovich Nikolaev will begin. Later, mourning ceremonies will take place in Yakutsk and the village of Oktemtsy.
Recall that the first president of Yakutia, Mikhail Nikolaev, died on August 4 at the age of 86. A 4-day mourning period has been declared in the republic from 5 to 8 August.