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Moscow pays last respect to Rustam Ibragimbekov

Moscow pays last respect to Rustam Ibragimbekov

The farewell ceremony for the Soviet, Russian and Azerbaijani writer, screenwriter and film director Rustam Ibragimbekov will take place on March 13 in the Great Hall of the Moscow Cinema House. Rustam Ibragimbekov passed away on March …

Actress Zinaida Kiriyenko passes away

Actress Zinaida Kiriyenko passes away

People's Artist of the RSFSR Zinaida Kiriyenko died at the age of 89, the Deputy Chairman of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia, Klim Lavrentiev, informed. "Yes, she died last night," RIA Novosti quotes him as …

Abdizhamil Nurpeisov dies

Abdizhamil Nurpeisov dies

The famous Soviet and Kazakh writer and translator Abdizhamil Nurpeisov died at the age of 97, the Kazakh Mazhilis deputy Zhanarbek Ashimzhanov said. "The classic writer, a veteran of World War II, the famous Abdizhamil Nurpeisov …

Acting head of Dagestan Kumtorkala region passes away

Acting head of Dagestan Kumtorkala region passes away

Acting Head of the Kumtorkala region Dagir Abduragimov passed away this morning, the website of the administration of the municipality informs. ”On January 6, after an accident,  Abduragimov was hospitalized and …

Conductor Mikhail Finberg passes away

Conductor Mikhail Finberg passes away

Famous conductor, People's Artist of the Republic of Belarus, Mikhail Finberg, died. "The conductor, People's Artist of Belarus Mikhail Finberg died at the age of 75. The time and place of the farewell will be announced …

Oldest Russian billionaire passes away

Oldest Russian billionaire passes away

According to Forbes, 82-year-old Russian and American billionaire Valentin Gapontsev passed away today. The death of a businessman was confirmed by his son Denis Gapontsev. Gapontsev was a co-owner of IPG Photonics. In the last century, …

People's Artist of Azerbaijan Samed Samedov passed away at 73

People's Artist of Azerbaijan Samed Samedov passed away at 73

Today, at the age of 73, the People's Artist of Azerbaijan, singer Samed Samedov passed away, Trend News Agency reports with a reference to the source familiar with the situation. Samed Samedov was born on September 17, 1946, in the …

One of richest Russians dies from coronavirus - sources

One of richest Russians dies from coronavirus - sources

Oleg Burlakov, who was included in the list of 200 richest Russian entrepreneurs according to Forbes magazine, died from the coronavirus, he was 71 years old. The report on his death came with a reference to the acquaintances of Burlakov and his …

Georgian director Buba Khotivari dies at 74

Georgian director Buba Khotivari dies at 74

Georgian director Buba (Ramaz) Khotivari has passed away. The President of the Georgian Film Academy was 74 years old. The Prime Minister of Georgia expressed his condolences on the death of the famous director. "I express my deep …

Georgia says goodbye to Kakha Kavsadze

Georgia says goodbye to Kakha Kavsadze

The funeral ceremony of the famous actor Kakha Kavsadze took place in Tbilisi. The civil funeral went on for three days, the Shota Rustaveli Theater was visited by members of the government, opposition, parliament, famous artists, as …

Legendary Dagestan journalist Galina Dulieva passed away

Legendary Dagestan journalist Galina Dulieva passed away

Today, after a long illness, an outstanding journalist Galina Dulieva passed away,  the department of the head of Dagestan for information policy informs. She gave almost fifty years to this difficult, but very necessary for people …

Counselor of Armenian Embassy in Russia passes away

Counselor of Armenian Embassy in Russia passes away

The head of the consular department of the Armenian Embassy in the Russian Federation, Ara Mnatsakanyan, died in Moscow, the diplomatic mission informed. "With deep sorrow and pain, we inform you that on March 27 this year, the …

Opera singer Yevgeny Nesterenko dies from coronavirus in Austria

Opera singer Yevgeny Nesterenko dies from coronavirus in Austria

The death of the famous Soviet and Russian opera singer, Yevgeny Nesterenko, was announced today by his family. Recently, Nesterenko lived in Vienna, where he got infected with the coronavirus. The virus caused his death at the age of …

Ekaterina Gradova passes away

Ekaterina Gradova passes away

Honored Artist of the RSFSR Yekaterina Gradova died at the age of 75. Her daughter, actress Maria Mironova, wrote about this on Instagram. The actress was born on October 6, 1946, in Moscow. She was married to Andrei Mironov, their …

Legendary weightlifter Yuri Vlasov passes away

Legendary weightlifter Yuri Vlasov passes away

Olympic weightlifting champion Yuri Vlasov passed away, the representative of power sports Mikhail Koklyaev informed. In addition to the gold of the 1960 Olympics, Vlasov won the silver at the 1964 Olympics, four gold medals at the …

Larry King dies at 87

Larry King dies at 87

Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87, CNN informs. His son, Chance, confirmed King's death …

Sean Connery dies at 90

Sean Connery dies at 90

Sean Connery, the Scottish actor whose five-decade long movie career was dominated by the role of James Bond, has died at the age of 90, according to the producers of the James Bond series, CNN reports. Connery, who was awarded a …

USSR People's Artist Vladimir Andreev passes away

USSR People's Artist Vladimir Andreev passes away

People's Artist of the USSR Vladimir Andreev passed away today, the farewell will presumably take place on Wednesday, the rector of GITIS, Grigory Zaslavsky said. He clarified that the artist’s wife Natalya Selezneva informed …

Nursultan Nazarbayev’s grandson dies in London

Nursultan Nazarbayev’s grandson dies in London

Aisultan Nazarbayev, grandson of the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, died in London shortly before his 30th birthday. According to preliminary information, Aisultan died of cardiac arrest. Other details have not yet …