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Roman Kartsev passes away in Moscow

Soviet and Russian actor, People's Artist of the Russian Federation Roman Kartsev has died at 79 in Moscow on October 2, according to his granddaughter Veronik Yevstigneyeva. Roman Kartsev (Roman Katz) was …

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Charles Aznavour passes away

French singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour has died at 94 on Sunday night at his home in Alpilles, French media has reported, citing his spokesman. Aznavour, who was born Shahnour Varinag Aznavourian in Paris to …

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Moscow pays last respects to Ivan Tuchkov

A public ceremony of paying last respects to dean of the History Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University Ivan Tuchkov was held in Moscow today. According to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, the rector …

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Russian singer Joseph Kobzon passes away

Legendary Russian singer and People’s Artist of the Soviet Union Joseph Kobzon died on August 29 aged 80, an aide to the singer’s wife Ninel Kozbon said. "Joseph Davydovich died. Ninel Mikhailovna is …

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US senator John McCain dies at 81

US senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81, BBC reported. Mr McCain died on Saturday in Arizona surrounded by his family, a statement from his office …

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Former UK foreign secretary passes away

Former British Foreign Secretary Lord Peter Carrington has died at the age of 99, SkyNews reported. The last surviving member of Sir Winston Churchill’s postwar government, Carrington famously resigned from …

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Russian filmmaker Stanislav Govorukhin passes away

Well-known Russian film director and Chairman of the State Duma Culture Committee Stanislav Govorukhin passed away at 10:37 Moscow time at the Barvikha Sanatorium outside Moscow, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav …

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Cardiac surgeon Yakov Brand passes away

Famous Russian cardiac surgeon Yakov Brand passed away in Moscow. This information was confirmed by his son Petr Brand. "Yes, this morning (passed away)," Tass cited him as saying. According to the …

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Director Kira Muratova passes away

Kira Muratova, one of the Russian-speaking world's most influential filmmakers, passes away. She was 83. Muratova died in Odessa, Ukraine, where she had lived and worked for many years, her husband, Yevgeny …

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Teatr.doc director Elena Gremina passes away

A renowned Russian playwright, founder of Teatr.doc Elena Gremina has been found dead today. The location and timing of the farewell ceremony is not specified yet, RIA Novosti reported. Elena …

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Russian Ambassador to Portugal passes away

Russian Ambassador to Portugal Oleg Belous has died in Lisbon yesterday at the age of 66, the Russian foreign ministry said. "The Russian foreign ministry deeply regrets to announce that Russian Ambassador to …

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Rauf Talishinsky passes away

Editor-in-Chief of the Echo newspaper Rauf Talishinsky has died in Baku yesterday aged 62, the deceased’s colleagues said. Talishinsky was born on 16 November 1956. He graduated from Moscow State University …

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Oscar-winning director Milos Forman dies at 86

Oscar-winning director Milos Forman, known for works such as "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest," has died at the age of 86, Channel NewsAsia reported citing Czech news agency CTK. The Czech-American …

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