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Ursula Le Guin passes away at 88

Award-winning US science fiction and fantasy author Ursula Le Guin has died at the age of 88, as confirmed by her family on her official Twitter page. It is reported that she died on January 22 at her home in Portland, …

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Russia's actor Mikhail Derzhavin passes away

Russia's comic actor Mikhail Derzhavin, widely beloved for his roles in numerous iconic films of the Soviet era, has passed away today at the age of 81. Derzhavin died on January 10, the Moscow Academic Theater Of …

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Georgia's Ambassador to Austria passes away

Georgia’s Ambassador to Austria Konstantine Zaldastanishvili passed away in Austria, Georgian Foreign Ministry said in a message, expressing its sadness over his death. The ministry offered condolence to the late …

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 Poet Jansug Charkviani dies in Tbilisi

Famous Georgian poet Jansug Charkviani died at the age of 86 in Tbilisi. In early August, Charkviani suffered a stroke and was hospitalized, TASS reports. Charkviani was born on September 30 in the Surmushi …

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Businessman Levon Hayrapetyan dies

Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan has died aged 68, the press secretary of Armenia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tigran Balayan said on his Twitter page. Hayrapetyan spent the last years …

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Georgian actress Lika Kavzharadze passes away

Famous Georgian actress Lika Kavzharadze has been found dead at her apartment in Tbilisi yesterday. Best known for her role in Tengiz Abuladze’s film 'The Wishing Tree', Kavzharadze has been a symbol of …

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Kyrgyzstan pays last respect to Temir Jumakadyrov

Funeral service was held for Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Prime Minister Temir Jumakadyrov today in Bishkek, who was killed when his vehicle collided with a KamAZ truck on a highway in the Central Asian nation on October …

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Russia's Fields Medalist dies in US

Russian-American mathematician, winner of the 2002 Fields Medal Vladimir Voevodsky, has died at the age of 51 on September 30. His prize was awarded due to his work “defining and developing motivic …

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Singer Zurab Sotkilava passes away

People's Artist of the USSR, famous singer Zurab Sotkilava has died aged 80 after battling with a severe illness, the director general of the Bolshoi Theatre Vladimir Urin said. Sotkilava who …

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Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in his home

Russia's ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said, Reuters reported. The cause of death remains unknown, but Shirinskiy was known to …

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 Ex-Kosovo PM dies in Istanbul hospital

Kosovo's former prime minister and interior minister, Bajram Rexhepi, has died in a hospital in Turkey following a stroke. He was 63. Kosovo's current Prime Minister Isa Mustafa said in a …

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