LIGHTNING: the greatest Soviet director died

Prominent Soviet and Russian director, People’s Artist, Oscar winner (for the film Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears) Vladimir Menshov died in Moscow today.

The sad event has just been reported by Mosfilm.

The cause of death of the director, who shot the cult films included in the golden fund of national cinema, was the consequences of the coronavirus. The fact that the 81-year-old people’s artist fell ill with COVID-19 became known at the end of June.

For his life for two weeks the doctors of the City Clinical Hospital No. 15 fought, but unfortunately, they were powerless.

Menshov was known to the Russian audience not only as a director, but also as an artist who created many favorite images on the screen.

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Source: Русская весна by

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