Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin dies ‘suddenly’ in New York

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February 20, 2017 – Fort Russ News –

By J. Arnoldski – 

At 20:06 Moscow time on Monday, February 20th, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported the death of Vitaly Churkin, Moscow’s permanent representative to the United Nations.

The ministry’s press report reads: 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia with deep regret informs that on February 20th, the day before his 65th birthday, the Russian Federation’s Permanent Representative to the UN, V.I. Churkin, died suddenly in New York.

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This outstanding Russian diplomat died at work. 

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