Summary: Russian international football (soccer) referee who had been banned from refereeing in the Russian Premier League after a 2006 scandalous match between CSKA and Zenit, but who later resumed his position the following year and became qualified as a FIFA referee in 2010.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: May 8, 1973
Died: June 20, 2011
Location: Petrozavodsk, Russia