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Russia’s oldest woman dies at age 128

Russia’s oldest woman, a native of Russia’s North Caucasian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Nanu Shaova, has died at the age of 128, the local administration said. "Nanu Shaova, a centenarian from the village of …

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Russian actor Yuri Kushnerev passes away

Russian actor and director Yuri Kushnerev passed away today at the age of 81, according to the website of the Russian Union of Cinematographers. A ceremony of paying last respects to the artist will be held on …

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Head of Russian military intelligence GRU dies

Head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU) General Colonel Igor Korobov has died aged 63 after a serious illness, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Defense Ministry …

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 Armenia ballet dancer dies after 14 days in coma

Vahagn Margaryan, the 23-year-old dancer at the Opera and Ballet National Academic Theater, has died this morning at a Yerevan hospital. Margaryan remained in a coma since November 6. The friends of the dancer and …

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Stan Lee passes away at 95

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95. Lee's daughter, J.C. Lee, said that her father was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center early on the morning of Monday 12th November, and died in the …

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Oscar-Winning composer Francis Lai passes away

French composer Francis Lai, who won an Oscar for “Love Story” and penned the beguiling theme for “A Man and a Woman,” has died at the age of 86,  Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said. …

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Nikolai Karachentsov passes away

Russian actor Nikolai Karachentsov passed away in Moscow, a day before his 74th birthday, his son, Andrei Karachentsov, announced. "Yes, we confirm this information. It happened in intensive care …

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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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