“I express my deepest condolences to family and friends in connection with the death of Larisa Kuzhugetovna Shoigu.

She was a wonderful person, selflessly devoted to her native Republic of Tuva, for many years she defended her interests in the State Duma, ”he wrote on Facebook.

Larisa Shoigu was born on January 21, 1953 in the city of Chadan, Tuva Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (now the Republic of Tyva).

Her brother is Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.