Russian ambassador to UN dies in New York

By REUTERS
February 20, 2017 19:38
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MOSCOW - Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, has died in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

The ministry gave no details on the circumstances of his death but offered condolences to his relatives and said the diplomat had died one day before his 65th birthday.


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