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Tokay Mamedov dies

Tokay Mamedov dies

An outstanding Azerbaijani sculptor-monumentalist, laureate of the State Prizes of the USSR and Azerbaijan, Chevalier of the Shohrat order, the national artist, professor Tokay Mammadov died, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Education reported …

Legendary Kabardino-Balkaria artist Kanshao Sottaev died

Legendary Kabardino-Balkaria artist Kanshao Sottaev died

Today, the national artist of Kabardino-Balkaria, the legendary dancer of the Kabardinka ensemble, Kanshao Sottaev, passed away, the press service of the Nalchik administration reported. "Sottaev was a dashing, harmonious Dzhigit, …

Boris Resnik dies

Boris Resnik dies

According to the Union of Journalists of Russia, today, the secretary of the organization, Boris Reznik, passed away. "Our comrade, a well-known journalist, public figure, secretary of the Union of Journalists of Russia Boris …

People's Writer of Dagestan Magomed-Rasul Rasulov dies

People's Writer of Dagestan Magomed-Rasul Rasulov dies

Today, a 81-year old people's writer of Dagestan, playwright, literary critic Magomed-Rasul Rasulov died in Makhachkala Magomed-Rasul Rasulov was born in 1936 in the village of Kubachi. He graduated from the Stalsky Pedagogical …

Volleyball player Vladimir Shkurikhin dies

Volleyball player Vladimir Shkurikhin dies

Today, a 59-year old honored master of sports of the USSR, silver medalist of the 1988 Olympic Games Vladimir Shkurikhin, died, the media reported with a reference to the press service of the All-Russian Volleyball Federation. …

TV presenter Boris Notkin passes away

TV presenter Boris Notkin passes away

TV host Boris Notkin was found dead in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region, the media reported with a reference to the law enforcement source. "Notkin was found dead in the village of Rozhdestveno on Saturday," he …

Georgia pays last respects to actress Lika Kavzharadze

Georgia pays last respects to actress Lika Kavzharadze

Today, artists, politicians and ordinary citizens paid last respects to actress Lika Kavzharadze. Thousands of Georgians, members of the government and parliament, leaders of political organizations, as well as former Prime Minister of …

FC ‘Zenith’ sports director Konstantin Sarsaniya dies

FC ‘Zenith’ sports director Konstantin Sarsaniya dies

Today, a 49-year old director of the St. Petersburg FC ’Zenith’ Konstantin Sarsania died suddenly, the official website of the team reports. Presumably, the cause of Konstantin Sarsania’s death became …

People's Artist of the USSR Tsisana Tatishvili dies

People's Artist of the USSR Tsisana Tatishvili dies

Today, a 79-year old famous opera singer, People's Artist of the USSR, Tsisana Tatishvili, died in Georgia, The Georgian National Opera and Ballet Theater of Tbilisi reports. "The Georgian National Opera and Ballet …

 Imam of Makhachkala’s largest mosque dies after hajj

Imam of Makhachkala’s largest mosque dies after hajj

Yesterday,  a 77-year old Imam of the largest mosque of Dagestan’s capital, Idris Israpilov passed away. Idris Israpilov was born in the village of Eched in the Tsumadinsky district in 1940, lived in Makhachkala and was known …

Russia’s trade representative in  Netherlands dies

Russia’s trade representative in Netherlands dies

The trade representative of the Russian Federation in the Netherlands, Alexander Cherevko died. The relevant information is posted on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. It was reported earlier …

State Duma deputy Irina Yevtushenko dies

State Duma deputy Irina Yevtushenko dies

State Duma deputy Irina Yevtushenko died in Moscow after a serious illness. "Today, a member of the Committee on International Affairs, deputy Yevtushenko, died in the Central Clinical Hospital after a serious illness," the lower house …

Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Famous actor Kote Toloraia died in Tbilisi. Konstantin (Kote) Toloraia was born on June 11, 1926. In 1949 he graduated from the acting studio at the Tbilisi Kote Marjanishvili theater. He worked as an actor in the same theater for many …

Famous Azerbaijani scientist Lotfi Zadeh dies

Famous Azerbaijani scientist Lotfi Zadeh dies

A world-renowned Azerbaijani scientist, founder of fuzzy logic, professor at the California University Lotfi Zadeh passed away on September 6 at 7:30 am California time aged 96, a close friend of the Zade's, AZERTAC quotes …

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov passes away

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov passes away

Government and Parliament of Uzbekistan has officially announced about the death of President of the Republic Islam Karimov. The president died at the age of 78 due to a stroke. …

Fazil Iskander passes away

Fazil Iskander passes away

Famous Soviet and Russian writer Fazil Iskander passed away today at 11:30 in his country house in Peredelkino. "He led an active lifestyle till the last moment, there were no signs of trouble," his wife said. …

Architect Zaha Hadid passes away

Architect Zaha Hadid passes away

Outstanding British architect of Iranian origin Zaha Hadid, the author of many famous buildings, including the London Olympics Water Center, has passed away at the age of 65, mass media report. Hadid died of a heart attack in a Miami …

Johan Cruyff passes away

Johan Cruyff passes away

Legendary Dutch football player and coach Johan Cruyff passed away today at the age of 69. The cause of death of one of the most famous players of the second half of the XX century was lung …

Former US first lady Nancy Reagan passes away

Former US first lady Nancy Reagan passes away

The former first lady Nancy Reagan, the wife of Ronald Reagan, has passed away in the United States at the at the age of 94. It is known that she lived in Los …