Valery Lyalin


Age: 63

Summary: Russian nuclear scientist and executive manager of the technology department at the nuclear component manufacturer AtomEnergoMash located in Russia who had helped to complete the construction of Iran's controversial Bushehr nuclear power plant in the Persian Gulf, in which it had raised international concerns that it may be used to covertly build nuclear weapons for Iran.

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

Born: 1948

Died: June 20, 2011

Petrozavodsk, Russia