Vitaly Kimstach

 

 

Age: 63

 

Summary: Norwegian-Russian renowned Arctic researcher and scientist who had made invaluable contributions to improving the Russian environmental protection system for his tireless campaign to facilitate the active participation of the Russian Federation in international agreements aimed at protecting the environment and the peoples of (in particular) the Arctic in recent years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: August 12, 1941

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand