Vasily Chervoni

 

 

Age: Not stated

 

Summary: Ukrainian politician who was excommunicated by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1992 for his attempts to revive an ancient pagan cult, who was a close friend of Ukraine's current President Viktor Yushchenko and was also a former activist in the Soviet youth movement Comsomol, where he started an independent political career in the early 1990's with radical Ukrainian nationalists and later joined the religious movement Runvera, a self-proclaimed Ukrainian sect that seeks the revival of obscure ancient cults, especially worship of the sun god Dazhbog.

 

 

Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a lightning bolt

 

Born: No source

 

Died: July 4, 2009

 

Location: Derazhnoye, Ukraine