In St. Petersburg, the oldest resident of the city Claudia Selezhenok died. She was 108 years old.
Longevity was born under Nicholas II, in 1912. On November 7, she celebrated another birthday, and on December 2 she died at home.
The administration specified that the woman was offered hospitalization, but she refused it in writing. The representative of local authorities did not specify what exactly was the subject of her complaint.
The name of Claudia Selezhenok is on the list of residents of besieged Leningrad in the Book of Memory “They survived the Siege”. Eight years ago, not only relatives, but also administration officials with the press gathered in her centennial apartment on Krupskaya Street, Fontanka notes.
She is a metal technologist by profession and worked at Arsenal. At her jubilee, a long-living woman told us that she had lived a normal working life, but a happy one.