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Olympic champion found dead in Moscow region

Moscow Region volunteers and rescuers found the body of a 83-year-old Olympic champion, four-time world champion in freestyle wrestling in heavyweight, Alexander Ivanitsky. Three days ago he went to the forest for mushrooms and disappeared. …

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Legendary Little Richard dies

Little Richard, one of the pioneers of the first wave of rock’n’roll, has died. He was 87, The Guardian reports. Richard, whose real name was Richard Penniman was born in Macon, Georgia in December 1932. He had been in poor …

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Zaza Urushadze passes away

According to Georgian media, today, one of the most famous contemporary filmmakers in Georgia, Zaza Urushadze, passed away. According to preliminary data, 53-year old Urushadze died because of a heart attack. The most famous …

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Bayramhatun Agalarova passes away

On Saturday, September 14, in Ganja, Bayramhatun Agalarova, the mother of a member of the Board of the Israel-Azerbaijan Aziz International Association, Rauf Agalarov, passed away. Bayramkhatun Agalarova was a deputy of the City …

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Tez Tour CEO dies unexpectedly

According to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia, 46-year old Dmitry Shershnev, Director General of the Tez Tour tour operator died on Friday. “His death is a huge and irreparable loss for all of us. In the memory of …

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Sergey Dorenko passes away

Russian journalist, editor-in-chief of the Govorit Moskva radio station Sergei Dorenko died in Moscow. This message was published in the Telegram channel of the radio station. "He crashed on a motorcycle. The accident occurred on …

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 Said Alibekov passes away

Honored Artist of Russia and leading actor of the Darginsky State Batyray Music and Drama Theater Said Alibekov died at 69. According to Zaman, the artist died on May 3, the cause of his death is not specified. "Said …

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Singer Julia Nachalova died in hospital

Today, a 38-year old singer Julia Nachalova died, PR director of the singer, Anna Isaeva said. “An hour ago, our Julia’s heart stopped beating,” she wrote on Instagram. Last Monday, the artist was …

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Leader of Soviet Armenia Suren Harutyunyan passes away

Today, a Soviet statesman, first secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia Central Committee Suren Harutyunyan, died in Moscow at the age of 81, the press secretary of the Armenian Foreign Ministry, Anna Naghdalyan said. Suren …

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Zagir Valitov passes away

Actor of the Bashkir Mazhit Gafuri Drama Theater Zagir Valitov passed away after a lingering illness. Valitov was named People's Artist of the Bashkir ASSR in 1984. In 1989, he became the People's Artist of the RSFSR, and in …

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Sargsyan expresses condolences over death of Legrand

Armenian President Armen Sargsyan expressed condolences in connection with the passing away of French composer Michel Legrand, the presidential press service reports. Sargsyan noted the role of the musician in strengthening the …

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Theatrical critic Inna Vishnevskaya passes away

Today, at the age of 93, theatrical critic, writer, teacher of the Russian Institute of Theatrical Arts and the Maxim Gorky Literatury Institute Inna Vishnevskaya passed away, Rector of GITIS Grigory Zaslavsky wrote on his page in Facebook. …

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Pop singer Yevgeny Osin passes away, media reports

Today, a fifty five years old famous Russian pop singer Yevgeny Osin passed away, REN TV reports. Osin died in Moscow, the cause of the artist’s death is unknown, RIA Novosti reports. Previously, the producer of Laskoviy …

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Minister of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan dies

The Minister of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan, Yaver Jamalov, died, a source close to the minister's family told to the national media. The information was confirmed in the Ministry of Defense Industry. Jamalov headed the …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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